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Edwin E McKay

March 25, 1937 August 7, 2019
Edwin E McKay
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Obituary for Edwin E McKay

Ed McKay, 82, of Oreana, IL passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at his home. Ed was an agent for State Farm Insurance in Decatur for 42 years. He loved birds, bowling, golf and doing crossword puzzles.

In accordance with Ed’s wishes, he was cremated. A visitation will be held at St James Church, Decatur, on Tuesday, August 13 from 10 to 11 am. A Memorial Mass will be held a St James Church, Decatur, at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home is assisting the family with services. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.

Ed was born March 25, 1937 in Springfield, Illinois, the oldest son of Edward J and Dorothy Blair McKay. Ed graduated from Jerseyville High School in 1954 and Millikin University in 1958. On March 25, 1958, Ed married Nancy Leann Scott. They had four children; Bret, Scot, Mark and Karen. Nancy McKay died in December of 1972. Ed married DJ Brown on Friday, August 13, 1976. They had a daughter, Heather.

Ed is survived by his wife, DJ; son, Scot (Margaret) McKay; daughter, Heather McKay; brother, Steve (Loretta Hartmann) McKay; and half-sister, Kathy McKay Green; grandchildren, Jennifer McKay, Amanda (Selso) Urcino; Bradley, Jackson, Conner and Kai McKay; and great-grandchildren, Cruz and Adriana Urcino.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; brothers, Dennis and Doug McKay and sister, Maureen McKay; his sons, Mark and Bret McKay and daughter, Karen McKay.

Thanks to Dr Kairouz, Cancer Care; Dr Rademacher, Springfield Clinic; Father John Burnette, Ss. James & Patrick Church; John Hopkins; Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois; St Mary's Hospital; Decatur Memorial Hospital and DMH Hospice for all their care and kindnesses.


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Visitation

Tuesday

13

Aug

10:00 AM 8/13/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church

742 E. Clay Street
Decatur, IL 62521

St. James Catholic Church
742 E. Clay Street Decatur 62521 IL
United States

memorial mass

Tuesday

13

Aug

11:00 AM 8/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church

742 E. Clay Street
Decatur, IL 62521

St. James Catholic Church
742 E. Clay Street Decatur 62521 IL
United States
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