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James Donald Hervey Jr.

May 27, 1939 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 82)


CHARLESTON, IL – James Donald Hervey, age 82 of Charleston, Illinois passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Friday, November 5, 2021, at Adams Funeral Chapel in Charleston. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM to service time. Burial will be at a later date in the Janesville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials in his honor may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Shriners Hospital for Children- St. Louis. Gifts may be mailed in care of Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston, IL 61920.

James was born May 27, 1939, in Charleston, the son of James and Carrie (Rutan) Hervey. He married Anna Marie Romack on December 21st, in Lerna, Illinois and she preceded him on April 18, 2003. He leaves behind his two daughters, Racheal (Charles) Logsdon, and Jennifer (Aaron) Wright; eight grandchildren, Abbagail Logsdon, Addason Logsdon, Allason Logsdon, Annalise Logsdon, Carter Bright, Conner Johnson, Grace Wright, and Cooper Wright; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Jean Hackett.

James graduated from Charleston High School. He continued his work with Blaw-Knox on the factory line and retired in 2003. James enjoyed mowing and wrestling but most importantly babysitting his grandchildren. He will be truly missed and memories of him will be forever cherished.

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November 5, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Adams Funeral Chapel (Charleston)

Funeral Service
November 5, 2021

3:00 PM
Adams Funeral Chapel (Charleston)

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