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Eldon Glen Hise

December 3, 1943 — April 1, 2016

Eldon Glen Hise

Eldon Glen Hise, age 73 of Eldorado, IL died at his home on April 1, 2016. Eldon was born in Ridgway, IL on December 3, 1943 to the late Glen and Aundean (Paris) Hise. On November 22, 1968 he married Gatha Oldham Hise who survives.

Eldon had worked most of his life as a Truck Driver and Construction worker where he retired from E.T. Simonds. Eldon loved to do yard work, carpentry, visit with his friends and family and was known for being a prankster just for fun. Eldon was a member of the Pisgah Baptist Church. He was a good husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be missed by many.

Eldon is survived by his wife, Gatha of Eldorado, two daughters, Susan (Gregory) Thomas of Effingham, IL and Sandra (Lawrence) Wagy of Athens, IL. Five grandchildren, Heather Gunter, Jessie Tolliver, Tyler Wagy, Christopher Wagy, and Samanatha Wagy, and 12 great grandchildren. Eldon is also survived by 2 brothers, Kenny (Shirley) Hise of West Washington, IL and George (Carol) Hise of Ridgway, IL along with 1 sister, Rita Hise of Salem Oregon. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Burtis Hise.

Visitation for Eldon will be on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown. His funeral service will be on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at the funeral home starting at 11:00 AM. Rev. Steve Hunt will officiate and his burial will follow in the Callicott Cemetery east of Ridgway.

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Visitation Tuesday, April 5, 2016

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Cox & Son Funeral Home - Shawneetown

Funeral Wednesday, April 6, 2016

11:00 AM

Funeral Home

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