Landmark Skybox

Breeze-Courier | Taylorville, IL
The Weather Network
Advanced Search
search sponsored by


LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE




McClure FH

home : obituaries : obituaries April 10, 2020

2/14/2020 10:52:00 AM
Frederick E. Killam
July 23, 1928 - February 13, 2020
+ click to enlarge

Frederick Eugene Killam, 91, of Tower Hill, Ill. passed away at 3:26 a.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Shelbyville Manor.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 17, 2020 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, Ill. with Rev. Randy Miller officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Monday, in the funeral home. Burial will be in Knobs Cemetery, near Tower Hill, Ill.

Fred was born on July 23, 1928, in Dollville, Ill., the son of Eugene and Grace (Rittgers) Killam. He graduated from Tower Hill High School in the Class of 1946. Fred went to California and worked for Western Airlines, returning home to farm. He married Nancy L. Kelly on September 11, 1948 and they enjoyed 71 years of marriage. They lived on and farmed a centennial farm in Rural Township for many years and owned Killam Insurance Agency in Assumption, Ill. Fred was a 50-year-plus member of Operating Engineers Local 965 of Springfield, was Rural Township Supervisor, and served on the Assumption Co-Op Board for 16 years. He also sold for Pioneer Seeds, was President of Shelbyville Mutual Insurance Company, and served on the Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals of Shelby County. Fred was a member of Knobs Baptist Church, the Tower Hill Alumni Association, and Gideons International.

Fred is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughters: Mary Ann Creamer (Patrick) of Assumption, Ill., and Linda Sue Frost (Mark) of Owaneco, Ill.; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Dunn of Windsor, Calif. and Dolores Kelly of Tower Hill, Ill.; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John Killam (Lois), and Forrest “Woody” Killam (Betty).

Send condolences at www.howeandyockey.com







Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

If you are looking for the SPEAK OUT submission form, you can find it by clicking here: Speak Out Form


Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

NOTE: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address will not be displayed or shared.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   







Trinity Dodge Fixed
Dr Paul The Dentist
NewsWebPagesOpinionPeopleObituariesAg & BusinessSportsContact UsLife
Subscriptions | Username & Password Reminder | Change Password | Life

Breeze-Courier & Printing | 212 S Main St. Taylorville, IL 62568 | (217) 824-2233 |
website@breezecourier.com

© Copyright 2014 Breeze-Courier & Printing. All Rights Reserved.
Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Breeze-Courier & Printing.

Software © 1998-2020 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved