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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 Foote | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, ILBon was born September 12, 1929 in Macomb, Illinois, the son of Lester E. Sr. and Ambel Laura Gittings Foote. He married Marilyn L. Hoover Woodyard on August 8, 1964 in Quincy. She survives.

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,

Bon Foote 01 | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL Bon was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Bonnie Sue Foote; his brother, Lester Foote, Jr.; his mother-in-law, Alta Gille, and his father-in-law, Lamont Hoover.

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)

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Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. So sorry for your loss Mike and Gail. Prayers for you and the Family.

  2. WE ARE ALL SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. AS YOU CHERISH THE MEMORIES MAY IT EASE YOUR SORROW
    TALKING WILL KEEP HIM ALWAYS NEAR. GOD BE WITH YOU . LOVE THE HANSONS SANDY,ARDELL,
    RUTH,JULIE,JANET,CARMEN, AND TRUDY AND FAMILY

  3. So sorry for your loss. My dad, Max Kinne, and Bon worked together at Diamond for many years. My dad was always fond of Bon. May God grant you comfort and peace during your time of loss and sorrow.

  4. Mike & Gail and family. My condolences to you all. I wish I had met your father. He seemed like a very busy man with lots of family and friends, which is great.

  5. Marilyn and family, some of my best Job’s Daughters memories include you and Bon. My thoughts and prayer are with you and your family. In prayers and love, Diane (Erwin) Zeisset

  6. Our prayers are with Marilyn and the family at this time. Bon was such a sweetheart and loving person. Enjoyed many special times in Job’s Daughters with him and the family.
    Blessings, The Croissants

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