|Shawn Lee Saylor, age 36 of Galesburg, Illinois, formerly of Canton, Illinois passed away at 8:19 P.M. on Monday, August 19, 2013.
Shawn was born on March 11, 1977 in Peoria, Illinois the son of Stephen and Sharon Nelson Saylor. He married Heidi Smith on June 15, 2011. She Survives.
He is survived by his mother, Sharon Nelson of Knoxville, Illinois; three daughters, Madison, Kaylee and Karlee; one step-daughter, Brianna; one brother, Stephen (Wendy) Chasteen; two half-brothers, Greg (Wendy) Saylor and Scott (Pam) Saylor; one half-sister, Lisa Saylor. Grandmothers, Esteleen Nelson and Dorothy Ratcliff. Also survived are two nephews, Brycesen and Brennan Chasteen; one niece, Jillian Mae Robinson and many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Stephen Saylor and one sister, Stacy Chasteen.
He was an Operator with the Union Local #649.
A Celebration of Life will be held at South Park United Methodist Church, 600 South 1st Ave. Canton, Illinois on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Rich Atchley will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Family. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois are assisting the family in arrangements. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com