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Donald R. Grandy

3/28/1957 - 1/25/2018

PEKIN ~ Donald R. Grandy, 60, of Pekin, passed away Thursday evening, January 25, 2018 at the Lick Creek Game Preserve in Pekin.

Born March 28, 1957 in Peoria, he was the son of Donald E. and Sharon Sue (Evans) Grandy.  He married Belinda Mariuzza on May 16, 1980 in Pekin.  She survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Sharon (Robert) Hill of East Peoria, Armanda “Mandy” (Jacob) Rader, Sara Grandy and Cora Grandy, all of Pekin; his most favorite people, his six grandchildren, Karleigh Rader, Riley Grandy, Zoey Flynn, Keegan Rader, Darbie Grandy and Kurtis Rader, all of Pekin and one brother, Mark (Lynn) Grandy and family of Mapleton.

His parents preceded him in death.

Don retired as the owner and operator of Grandy’s I.C.S. in Pekin.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman.  He loved being outdoors and traveling.  Don had his faithful dog, Larry, with him at all times.

The wilderness was his church.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Avanti’s Dome Banquet Room in Pekin.  Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 2141 West White Oaks Drive, Suite A, Springfield, IL 62704.

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