James C. Gollon
James C. Gollon, 90, of Springfield, died at 2:12pm on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Regency Care surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on September 5, 1927 in Peoria County, IL to Carl and Sarah (McCune) Gollon. He married Patricia Marx on October 19, 1957 and she preceded him in death on May 31, 2018.
Also preceding him in death include one son, Jim Gollon and one sister, Margery Gollon.
He is survived by one son, Robert (Kathleen) Gollon of Springfield; three grandchildren, Samuel David Gollon, Lucas Robert Gollon and Grace Elaine (Philip) Boehm; one sister, Eileen Bingham of Pekin and two nieces and one nephew.
James lived in Pekin until 1970. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He later worked in construction. He was a member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
His grandchildren adored him and he was extremely loyal to his family. He had a great sense of humor and was a great story teller as well.
Visitation: 9:30 – 10:30 am, Friday, August 10, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Mass: 11:00 am, Friday, August 10, 2018 at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with Reverend Christopher House officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
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