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A private family ceremony was held.
John H Tolliver, age 79, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
John was born March 13, 1938, in Clay County, the son of Bruce and Ellen (Phillips) Tolliver. He married Dorothy Holeman on April 21, 1977, in Clay City, and they have shared 40 years together.
John served 3 years in the U.S. Navy, stationed on the USS Ticonderoga. He lived in California at one time, and throughout life worked as a carpenter and contractor. He also raised hogs and worked for FS and the Village of Louisville. He was of the Baptist faith, a Master Mason, and a member of the Odd Fellows. John enjoyed fishing and as an avid Cubs fan, took pride in seeing them win the World Series.
He is survived by his wife: Dorothy Tolliver of Flora; 3 children: Mistie Urdaneta (Dr. Alfonso) of Salem, Scott Tolliver (Marla) of Salem, and Tom Griffy (Lina) of Louisville; 10 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a brother: Gene Tolliver of Flora. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter: Beverly Griffy; and grandson: Shane Lewis.
A private family ceremony was held. Frank & Bright Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. To share a condolence or memory, visit www.frankandbright.com.
So very sorry to hear of John's passing. My thoughts & prayers are with all of the family. John was a great guy.
Thinking of you. May God give you comfort.
So very sorry to hear of John’s passing. Prayers
So sorry for your loss. John was such a good man and will be missed by so many. I have you all in my prayers.
Sorry to learn of his passing. Kindness and compassion were evident in the things he did.
Thinking of you, Dorothy. John H was a good guy. Jerry always enjoyed seeing him. He had good memories from high school.
Pinochle and euchre won't be the same without Johns smartness and fun personality. Prayers for his family and friends.
So sorry for your loss,Dorothy. Treasure the memories, they will bring you comfort
Christie, Mistie, Scott, Jim & Linda, Sorry for your loss.
Dorothy, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of John H. He was a good man!
Sending prayers to you, Dorothy. So sorry for your loss.
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family.
so sorry for you loss, Dorothy and family,we will miss him at the animal auctions
Thoughts and prayers go out to all who knew and loved him. Fond memories of camping says.
I am so sorry for your loss. He always had a smile for me. God Bless.
Our thoughts are with you Christy, Misty, and Scott.
So sorry for your loss Dorothy! I'll miss him coming into IGA. I thought of you two as my "adopted" store grandparents. Prayers for your family.
So sorry for your loss. The world lost one of the Good Guys.