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Davison-Fulton/Bartonville Chapel

1203 West Garfield Ave, Bartonville, IL

OBITUARY

Darrel James Huston

October 18, 1942February 8, 2020
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Darrel James Huston, age 77, of Glasford, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at 3:01 p.m. at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 18, 1942 in San Diego, CA to Theron Robert and Kathleen Erma (Briley) Huston. He married Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Harris on Sep. 17, 1966 in Peoria. She survives along with his “mother” Janet Mary Huston of Peoria, two daughters: Pamela Denise Huston-Kietzman of Riverton, IL, Lisa Dawn Huston of Normal, IL, four grandchildren: Brandon James (Shelby) Kietzman, Erika Lynnea Kietzman, Savannah Leanne Delzell, Aiden Robert Delzell, two great-grandchildren: Ryker James and Teagan Lynn Kietzman. He is also survived by three sisters: Karen Lee (Walt) Peterson of Neosho, MO, Karen Ann (Bill) Bulotti of Lincoln, CA, Carol Jardine of Quincy, IL and one brother, Tom Joyce of Quincy, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Ronald Theron Huston. Darrel was a member of the Hanna City United Methodist Church. He loved spending time outside gardening and landscaping his home with his wife Liz. He took great pride in his family and the home he spent so much time perfecting. He also enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends. Everything Darrel did, he always did it “his” way. Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Hanna City United Methodist Church. Additional visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Private graveside services will be in Smithville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Hanna City United Methodist Church. You may view Darrel’s obituary online at www.davison-fultonbartonvillechapel.com

  • DONATIONS

  • American Heart Association
  • Hanna City United Methodist Church

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 13, 2020

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Karen Ann Bulotti

February 11, 2020

(to paraphrase - Clara Ortega) . . .
“To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys.”
And now, Darrel, with your passing: we live outside the touch of time. But in spirituality, your brother spirit will always be held within your older sister’s heart.
Love you, Karen Ann

Sue Aeschliman

February 10, 2020

They say some never know what true love is. I saw the love Darrell and Liz had for each other. Every time he talked or saw Liz his face lit up and a big smile was one his face. They had true love. Even though he is gone from this earth I know Liz will hold him in her heart forever. They had a love some will never know. So sorry for your loss but I know he will be with you forever.

Laina Winkler

February 9, 2020

I remember Uncle Darrel carrying bags of concrete and building a fish pond under the deck at his house. He was always tall, strong and tan. It was always a treat to see the vision he had in his mind become a reality.

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