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Donney McEldowney

October 11, 1974 — January 18, 2020

Donney McEldowney

Roanoke - Donney Lee McEldowney, 45, of Roanoke, IL passed away on January 18, 2020 at his residence.

He was born on October 11, 1974 in Peoria, IL to John and Brenda Coran McEldowney.

He is survived by his father, John McEldowney of Roanoke; his mother, Brenda of Pekin; his sister, Dana Hudnall of Roanoke; his maternal grandmother, Phyllis McEldowney and his uncle William McEldowney with whom he resided with in Roanoke; and several other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather and his maternal grandparents.

Donney was always a hard worker, working for Aeschleman Fur Farm in Roanoke, Roanoke Concrete and Charles Rivers Laboratories in Roanoke where he was currently working as manager of the clean up crews.


Donney loved sports and enjoyed growing up in Roanoke, playing in the RBRA baseball and basketball programs. He also enjoyed fishing, softball and bowling.

Funeral services will be held at 10am on Thursday January 23, 2020 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Fr. Eugene Radosevich will officiate. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Roanoke Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the family to help assist them with expenses. Online tributes and condolences may be sent to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com

Visitation

JAN 22. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

JAN 23. 10:00 AM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

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