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Milo Oliver Twist

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[June 03, 2014]  WASHINGTON - Milo Oliver Twist, 64, of Washington, Illinois, passed away at 3:15 a.m., Sunday, June 1st, 2014.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Washington Christian Church

Service: 5 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Funeral home: Mason Funeral Homes 


Milo Oliver Twist, 64, of Washington, Illinois, passed away at 3:15 a.m., Sunday, June 1st, 2014.

He was born in Peoria, Illinois on May 2nd, 1950 to Oliver Milo and Violet Mabel Twist. He married Sherry Louise Gregory on June 14, 1970.

He served on the board of the Washington District Library, was one of the directors of Message of Life Ministries, a member of Hilltop Campus Church, and worked almost 40 years at Caterpillar most recently working in the Reman IT dept. More than anything else his passion in life was his God and his family, nothing gave him more joy and in nothing did he give himself as unreservedly. He lived his life sharing the unconditional love that was shared with him and is now home, reunited with the one he loved most, Jesus.

Milo is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years, Sherry, brothers Bob (and Donna) and Matt Twist, daughters Julie (Kip) Perhay and Joy (Jason) Buckmier, and twelve grandchildren, Hosanna, Justice, Mercy, Grace, Kerusso, Liberty, Patience, Mattia, Eitan, Ransom, Pierce and Oliver.

A visitation will be held Tuesday the 3rd from 4 to 7pm at Washington Christian Church. The home going service will be held Wednesday the 4th at 5pm at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Message of Life Ministries or Hilltop Campus Church. Mason-White Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences to the family may be made at Mason Funeral Home

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