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Benedict, Terry I.
Terry I. Benedict, age 55, of East Galesburg, Illinois died on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 1:10 A.M. at his residence in East Galesburg, Illinois.

He was born on August 31, 1954 in Portsmouth, Virginia, the son of Davey L. and Sally A. Marquith Benedict.

Surviving are:

Son: Dustin R. (Laura) Swanson of Galesburg, Illinois

His Parents: Davey L. and Sally Benedict of East Galesburg, Illinois

Three Brothers: Steve (Karen) Benedict of Knoxville, Illinois, Dan (Cathy) Benedict of Lake Bracken, Illinois and Rob (Carrie) Benedict of Knoxville, Illinois

One Sister: Jill (Mark) Davis of Knoxville, Illinois

Two Grandchildren

Seven Nephews

Three Uncles: Ed (Barb) Marquith of Galesburg, Illinois, Bob Marquith of Rockford, Illinois and Ralph (Pat) Benedict of Fort Myers, Florida

Two Aunts: Ruth Smith of Streator, Illinois and Flora Steckman of Texas

Several Cousins

His grandparents, special aunts and uncles, including Keith McKinney and Dona Helms, preceded him in death.

He was raised and educated in East Galesburg, Illinois attending Knoxville High School in Knoxville, Illinois.

He was a carpenter and roofer and later worked for Dexter Farm Equipment.

Terry enjoyed time with family, especially bowling with his nephews.

Memorial Services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home & Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois. Bill Ebbing officiating. There will be no Visitation. Burial in Knoxville Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice or Charity of the Donors Choice. Online condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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