Michael L. McElravy (66) of Effingham

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Published on April 15 2013 10:41 am

Michael L. McElravy, 66, of Effingham, IL passed away April 13, 2013 at Cornerstone Hospice Care in Tavares, FL.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Friday April 19, 2013 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral chapel. Burial with full military rites will in the Toledo Cemetery.

Michael was born on January 6, 1947 in Effingham, IL the son of Vernon Dale & Gladys Maxine (Redfern) McElravy. He married Janet Patterson Carlen on February 14, 2005. Surviving is his loving wife; son Brad wife Heather McElravy of Toledo; daughter Stefanie Vahling of Dieterich; step son Adam wife Candis Carlen of Casey; grandchildren Katilyn Meinhart, Chelsey Meinhart; Macey McElravy, Mya McElravy; step grandchildren Gabbi and Bella Carlen.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Theron McElravy.

Mike was a Pipe Fitter with Plumbers & Pipe Fitters Local #149 in Savoy, IL for over 42 years. He was a Marine Corps veteran who served two tours in the Vietnam War. Mike was a Life member and past commander of both the Toledo American Legion Post #764 and the Greenup V.F.W. Post #4598. Member of 40 & 8 #594 Paris, IL, Toledo Masonic Lodge #834 AF & AM, the Scottish Rite Valley of Danville.

The family wishes any memorial gifts go to the Shriners Hospital for children 2001 S. Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63131.

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