Amil Ernest Ganaway, JR

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December 23, 2029 ~ July 18, 2014

Amil Ernest Ganaway, Jr., age 84, of Greenville, originally from E. St. Louis, passed away at 8:00 PM July 18, 2014 at his home. His body will be cremated and a committal service will be held Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Mr. Ganaway, one of seven children, was born December 23, 1929 in E. St. Louis, IL, the son of Amil and Eura (Trout) Ganaway. He married Sarah Louis Null on May 29, 1949. They enjoyed 53 years of marriage before her death on May 18, 2002. He is survived by his children Ruth Wheeler Ganaway of Mulberry Grove, IL, Mary (Roman) Paoletti of Keyesport, IL, Cynthia (Duane) Christian of Carlyle, IL, Amil Eric Ganaway of Smithboro, IL, Melanie (William) Roach of Greenville, IL, Sarah Ganaway of Greenville, IL, and Elizabeth (Jeff) Mollet of Greenville. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, a daughter Monica Langston, a granddaughter Debra Fisher, a brother Ernie Ganaway, a son-in-law Tommy Langston and a son-in-law Jerry Wheeler. Mr. Ganaway moved his family from E. St. Louis to Greenville in 1966 and worked at IGA as produce manager for over twenty years. He later went into sales for Associated Grocers Inc. in St. Louis. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, painting, and being a Cardinals fan, watching faithfully from his TV screen. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bond County Humane Society


Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10 AM

Mt. Auburn Cemetery

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  1. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear father. Melanie my deepest sypathy goes out to you. I am praying this time is a little easier knowing he is at rest now and with your mom.

  2. May these words bring you comfort and hope as they did for our family during our loss. Found at John 11:25 spoken by Our Lord Jesus �½�½"Jesus said to her: "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life." Your neighbor and friend, Maddy Hernandez

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