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Ronald Musick

Ronald Musick, 56, of Lincoln died Saturday (Oct. 25, 2003) at 12:25 p.m. at his home.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with Tim Searby officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mr. Musick was owner and operator of the Idle Hour Inn in Lincoln. He formerly owned and operated Ace Ice Co. and Can Castle Recycling in Lincoln.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was born Nov. 1, 1946 in Lincoln to Gilbert and Henrietta Schaupp Musick. He married Rose Mary Van Fossan on Feb. 3, 1990, in Lincoln. She survives.

Other survivors, all of Lincoln, are one son, Wesley Musick; a stepdaughter, Carol Edwards; one grandson, Austin Lee Jones; and two sisters, Linda (and Tom) Bates and Sue (and Bill) Pinney.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a stepdaughter, Vicki McGrath.

He graduated from Lincoln High School and Lincoln College.

He was an avid NASCAR and sprint car racing fan.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Chester-East Lincoln School District.

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Daniel Candlish Jr.

Daniel H. Candlish Jr., 55, of Lincoln died Tuesday (Oct. 21, 2003) at 2:23 p.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Visitation and a rosary service were on Sunday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral was Monday morning at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating.

Burial is in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield.

Mr. Candlish was a retired auditor. He had worked in a government office for veterans.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1971.

He was born Sept. 22, 1948, in Kokomo, Ind., to Daniel H. and Suda Carolyn Nelson Candlish.

Survivors are his father and stepmother, Daniel and Marie Candlish of Hemet, Calif.; his fiancée, Ruth E. Bogart of Lincoln; three sons, David Charles Candlish of Richmond, Ind., Terry Lee (and Michelle) Candlish of Simi Valley, Calif., and William Pete Candlish of Virginia Beach, Va., formerly of Lincoln; one daughter, Heidi Pauline Barrick of Virginia Beach., Va.; 32 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Mike (and Anita) McKelroy of Riverside, Calif., and Stanley Ray Candlish Sr. of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; and two sisters, Brenda Sue (and Greg) Davenport of Sacramento, Calif., and Linda (and Dan) Green of Ventura, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

He was a member of Holy Family Church in Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the donor's choice.

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Brian Chrisman

Brian E. Chrisman, 34, of Lincoln died Friday (Oct. 24, 2003) at 12:44 a.m. in the emergency room at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Park Meadows Baptist Church of Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Park Meadows Baptist Church, with Pastor S.M. Davis officiating.

Burial will be at 5 p.m. in Mount Joy Cemetery, rural Armington. American Legion Taylor Eckhardt Post 913 of Armington will conduct military rites.

Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln is handling arrangements.

Mr. Chrisman was an officer at Logan Correctional Center in Lincoln for 13 years. An honor guard from the correctional center will be at the visitation and funeral. He was also a Lincoln Park District employee at the Rec Center for 4½ years.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1987 to 1990, both in Germany and in the Gulf War.

He was born Nov. 20, 1968, in Lincoln to Melvin and Lois Davenport Chrisman. He married Jane Ann Coffman on Jan. 25, 2002, in Sherman.

Survivors are his wife, of Lincoln; his parents, of Mount Pulaski; one son, Brandon Chrisman of Lincoln; one daughter, Briana Chrisman of Lincoln; a stepdaughter, Jade E. Peacock of Lincoln; and two sisters, Lisa (and Jeff) Simpson of Springfield and Margaret Chrisman of Lincoln; a nephew, Justin Simpson of Springfield; his maternal grandparents, Bob and Edna Davis of Marshal, Texas; and his paternal grandmother, Colletta Swingle of Lincoln.

He was a member of Park Meadows Baptist Church.

He was a 1987 graduate of Lincoln Community High School.

 He started working for the state in 1990 at Lincoln Developmental Center and transferred to Logan Correctional Center within the year.

He was an avid bowler at Logan Lanes for over 20 years.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

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