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Landon, Carl
Carl Landon, 72 of Abingdon died at 3:29 pm Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.

He was born on July 7, 1937 in Abingdon to George E. and Eielene (Todd) Landon. He married Betty McMahon on June 26, 1960. She survives.

Carl is also survived by his children, Greg of Alexis, Doug of Galesburg, Rhonda of near LaMoille, IL; 9 grandchildren; one brother Clyde of Dahinda; four sisters, Clara Gilbert of Abingdon, Georgia Davis and Nellie Landon both of Galesburg and Grace Magnison in California.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Ronald, Clarence, Fredrick, Lee, Rex, Terry, Everett, and Lyle and his sisters, Gladys George and Norma Roberts.

Carl had lived in the Abingdon and surrounding areas all his life. He graduated from Abingdon High School in 1956. He worked as a forklift operator at Admiral in Galesburg for 33 years retiring in the spring of 2001. His hobbies included deer hunting and fishing.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm Monday, September 7, 2009 at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation. Private burial of ashes will be in the Abingdon Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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