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Joseph Toth

[February 27, 2013]  ATLANTA -- Joseph L. Toth, 82, of Atlanta, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at 9:37 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

(Below is a copy of the obituary from the funeral home.)


Atlanta- Joseph L. Toth, 82, of Atlanta passed away on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 9:37 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

A Memorial Service for Mr. Toth will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Quiram Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta with Mr. Maurice Stribling officiating. Military Rites will be accorded by Atlanta American Legion Post.

Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service.

Private graveside services will be held at a later date at Roaches Chapel Cemetery at rural McLean.

Joseph Leslie Toth was born on January 1, 1931 in Chicago the son of Joseph and Mary Nemeth Toth. He married Mariam Smith in 1957. She preceded him in death in 1995. He later married Audra Hamilton French. She preceded him in death in 2009.

Surviving Mr. Toth are his children: Jean Begolka and Randall Toth both of Lincoln. Seven grandchildren Melony Toth, Sonja Bashaw, Joseph R. Toth, Candice Begolka, Wyatt Wallen, Rylie Wallen, Sarah Begolka and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by infant daughter: Pamela Sue Toth and one sister Irene Krenicki.

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Mr. Toth served in the United States Navy.

He retired from Illinois State University in 1994 after 25 years of service in the Maintenance department.

He was a member of the Eminence Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to Eminence Christian Church, Atlanta Rescue Squad or the Logan County Humane Society.