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Clyde Cokeley

December 21, 1957 — September 20, 2020

Clyde E. Cokeley III, 62, of Gibson City, peacefully passed away at 5:21 am Sunday September 20, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Visitation for Clyde will be 10:00am-12:00pm Thursday September 24, 2020 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. His funeral will be at 12:00 noon with Pastor Nick Carlson officiating. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the New Beginnings Fellowship Church or to the Sons of the American Legion - Gibson City.
Clyde was born December 21, 1957 at Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul son of Clyde E. and Barb Cline Cokeley Jr. He married Cheryl A. Keller on August 27, 1993 in Paxton they have been married for twenty-seven years. Cheryl survives in Gibson City. Also surviving are two sons Ryan (Erin Endsley) Keller of Gibson City and Aaron Keller of Altoona, Pennsylvania, grandson Isaac Keller, his mother Barb (Stan) Turpin of Champaign, a sister Christy (Ryan) Unzicker of Stoughton, Wisconsin, two nieces Amanda Unzicker, Traci Manns, Aunt Marcia Cline Miller of Gibson City and his fur baby Mystic. He was preceded in death by his father.
Clyde was a member of New Beginnings Fellowship Church in Gibson City and a long time Sons of the American Legion squadron member. He was a heavy-duty diesel mechanic all of his working life. He was currently employed at JX Enterprises in Urbana. When he wasn't working you could find him in his shop "working" on trucks. He was a big lover of animals and would watch the movie Titanic over and over. He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.


Visitation

SEP 24. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

Funeral Service

SEP 24. 12:00 PM (CST)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Starts at 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home

925 IL-47, Gibson City, IL 60936

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Visitation

Thursday, September 24, 2020

10:00 - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home

925 IL-47, Gibson City, IL 60936

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