Bon Foote, Sr.
Bon T. Foote, Sr., age 89, of Quincy, died Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 10:35 am in the Illinois Veterans’ Home.
Bon was a 1947 graduate of LaHarpe Community High School and attended Carthage College in Carthage, IL. Bon was employed by Diamond Construction Company, retiring as superintendent. He was a 50 year member of Operating Engineers Local 965.
Bon was a long time member of Luther Memorial Church where he had served on the church council. He was a 50 year member and Past Master of Quincy Lodge #296 A.F. and A.M., the York Rite bodies of Quincy, a 50 year member of Quincy Consistory where he was recipient of the Everett L. Lawrence Award, a member of Ansar Shrine and member and past president of the Quincy Shrine Club. Bon was also past president of the Ansar Mini-Mules and a member of Quincy High Twelve Club, He was a 50 year member and Past Patron of Grace Whipple Chapter, Order of Eastern Star and was actively involved in the International Order of Job’s Daughters as well as being a member of American Legion Post #37.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Marilyn, include seven children, Mike (Gail) Foote of Clayton, IL, Lisa Foote (Andy) Morrison of Quincy, Bon T. Foote, Jr. of Mt. Sterling, IL, Ted (Sandy) Woodyard of Billings, MT, Danny (Barb) Woodyard of Fowler, IL, Mike (Charlotte) Woodyard of Franklin, IL, and Cathy Woodyard Barlow of Golden, IL, 24 grandchildren, 39 greatgrandchildren, , one great great grandchild,
Services: 11:00 am on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Luther Memorial Church, with Rev. Tony Metz officiating.
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois with Military Honors by American Legion Post #37
Visitation: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2018 with a Masonic Service at 5:00 p.m. by Quincy Lodge 296 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: Luther Memorial Church or Shriners’ Hospital for Children (St. Louis Unit)
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.