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Gary Meler

February 9, 1951 August 12, 2015
Gary Meler
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Gary “Muleskinner” Meler, age 64, of Brownfield, IL passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY.
He was born on February 9, 1951 in Metropolis, IL to the late Duane and Doris (Hawkins) Meler.
Gary loved driving a truck for American Coal in Galatia, IL where he worked. He also enjoyed motorcycles and building hot rods in his spare time.
Gary is survived by his wife, Eva Meler, of Brownfield, IL; son, Justin (Heidi) Meler of DeKalb, IL; two daughters, Kathylin (Jason) Lewellyn of Elgin, IL, Jennifer Meler of Rockford, IL; two step daughters, Jennie Serrano of Carpentersville, Il, Tiffany (Andrew) Skidmore of Volo, IL; sister, Angelita (Dan) MacPherson of Brownfield, IL; nine grandchildren, Anna, Deanna, Julianna, Eva, Jordan, Nicholas, Kurtis, Jackson, Landon.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Burial will follow at the Boulden Cemetery near Eddyville, IL. Bro. Monte Reed will conduct the service. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until time of service on Sunday.

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