OBITUARY

Roscoe Girard Jr.

April 1, 1933November 13, 2020
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Roscoe Girard Jr., 87, of Farmington, formerly of Bartonville, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria.

He was born April 1, 1933 in Canton, IL to Roscoe and Mabel (Stockman) Girard. He married Virginia Rose Trobaugh on September 28, 1957 in Canton, IL. She preceded him in death on September 3, 2001. Also preceding him in death was his parents and nine siblings, Hazel Girard, Virgil Girard, Leona Kucera, Eileen Thompson, Annabell Howard, Harold Girard, Vaughn Girard, Shelba Wilson, and Willis Girard.

Surviving is his daughter, Kim (Greg) Culver of Farmington; five grandchildren, Wendy (Jeff) Altman of Chalmers, IN, Kacey Bohanan of Dunlap, Rachel (Mike) Meardy of Bartonville, Jeremy Culver of Ohio, and Joseph (Jess) Culver of Sparland; 11 great- grandchildren; and his dear friend Sue Anderson.

Roscoe served in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean War and then worked in the Steel Mill at Keystone Steel and Wire for over 25 years before retiring. Roscoe was a member of the Bartonville United Methodist Church, the Bartonville American Legion Post #979, the Farmington Moose Lodge #1571, and was the President of the Keystone Square Dancers for over 37 years. He enjoyed fishing, watching Cardinal Baseball, and square dancing. The most important thing in Roscoe life was his family and he will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, great-grandpa, and friend.

A visitation will be on Monday, November 16, 2020 from 5 to 7 pm at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. A funeral service will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Bartonville United Methodist Church. The Rev. Erin Totten will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Trivoli Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Dr. Shay for the years of great care, to the staff of 8 Crescent at Unity Point Methodist, and to Fresenius Kidney Care in Canton.

Memorials may be made to Bartonville United Methodist Church or to the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department. Online condolences can be submitted to www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.

  • DONATIONS

  • Bartonville United Methodist Church
  • Farmington Volunteer Fire Department

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, November 16, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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John Bozdech

November 15, 2020

Enjoyed square dancing with Roscoe. He will be missed.

John and Vera Bozdech

Katherine Paulson

November 15, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. May your memories and faith help you thru this time if sorrow
Glenn and Katherine Paulson

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