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John 'Chuck' Lumley

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[July 24, 2008]  John C. "Chuck" Lumley, 79, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at 8:43 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. A prayer service will follow at 7 p.m.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church, with the Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Mr. Lumley was a structural iron worker for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

He was born Sept. 3, 1928, in Des Moines, Iowa, to John A. and Nancy Smith Lumley. He married Margaret Irene Brown on Sept. 10, 1948, in Hartford.

He is survived by his wife, Irene, of Lincoln; one son, Robert C. (and Joyce) Lumley of Oswego; one daughter, Vivalea (and Gregory) Wotell of Ypsilanti, Mich.; one sister, Louise (and Norbert) Hunn of Sparta, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

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He was a member of Holy Family Church and American Legion Post 263.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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