October 17, 1930 - November 30, 2016
Virgil C. Cartwright, 86, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 2:04 P.M. Wednesday November 30, 2016 at his home in Hoopeston, IL. He was born October 17, 1930, in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Franklin B. Cartwright and Bessie Goldie (Griffin) Cartwright Glover. He married Betty Gillen on November 13, 1965 in Boswell, IN. She survives in Hoopeston. He is survived by three daughters, Debbie Dawson of Milford, IL, Lisa (Gerald) Allen of Milford, IL and Chris Cartwright of Danville, IL; two sons, Joey (Elaine) Cartwright of Hoopeston, IL and Bruce (Hangye) Cartwright of Milford, IL; two sisters, Jean Violet (Fritz) Mietzner of Tuscon, AZ and Roberta Cleone Crothers of Hoopeston, IL; one brother, Alex (Shigeko) Cartwright of Hoopeston, IL; 9 grandchildren, Desiree (Zachary) Martin of Hoopeston, IL, Devin Cartwright of Danville, IL, Cody and Adam Cluver of Danville, IL, Kori Cartwright of Florida, Andrea Luthy of Chester, IL, Stephanie Dawson of Chicago, IL, Nick Dawson of Milford, IL and Kyle Allen of Milford, IL; 7 great-grandchildren and several close nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters. Virgil worked at American Can in Hoopeston until his retirement in 1987. He served in the United States National Guard. He was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Hoopeston. Virgil was also a member of the Amvets Post 102 in Fowler, IN and the VFW in Lafayette, IN. He was a fan of Big Ten Sports, especially Indiana basketball. Virgil also enjoyed his vacation spots especially Texas, fishing and spending time with his friends and family. A visitation will be held 3:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. Sunday December 4, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday December 5, 2016 at the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ 502 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL, with Rev. Thomas Cici officiating. Burial will be in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston with military rites being accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384 and the Hoopeston VFW Buddy Egnew Post #4826. Memorials may be made to the Carle Cancer Center 2300 N Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832.
Virgil C. Cartwright, 86, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 2:04 P.M. Wednesday November 30, 2016 at his home in Hoopeston, IL. He was born October 17, 1930, in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Franklin B. Cartwright and Bessie Goldie (Griffin) Cartwright... View Obituary & Service Information
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