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John F. Baylor, Sr.

July 25, 1946 January 13, 2018
John F. Baylor, Sr.
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Obituary for John F. Baylor, Sr.

John F. Baylor, Sr., 71 of Decatur, Illinois, formerly of Weldon, Illinois passed away 7:00 AM January 13, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur, IL.

Services will be 11 AM, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Weldon United Methodist Church, Weldon, IL with Pastor Jim Plank and Rev. C. Don Ferrill officiating. Burial will follow at Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, IL. Visitation will be 4 – 7 PM, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL.

Memorials may be directed to the Weldon United Methodist Church.

John was born July 25, 1946 in Bloomington, IL the son of Oscar and Irene (Storey) Baylor. He married Margaret Dressler April 25, 1965 in Weldon, IL

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Baylor, Decatur, IL; children: Nancy (John) Connett, Avon, IN; Rev. John (Anita) Baylor, Jr., Fort Branch, IN; Gary (Carrie) Baylor, Decatur, IL; Peggy Baylor (Matthew Jenkins) , Decatur, IL; 11 grandchildren; siblings: Hester (Robert) Kingston, Monticello, IL; LaVon Day, Champaign, IL; and Oscar “Grant” (Linda) Baylor, Decatur, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Carol Rapp.

John worked at various body shops in Clinton, Decatur, and Bloomington, IL. He taught auto mechanics at Richland C.C. and taught Auto body at the Decatur Area Vocational Center. He lived his faith and was a member of the Weldon United Methodist Church. At church he was an usher, High School Sunday School Teacher, and a United Methodist Youth Fellowship Director. John enjoyed Contemporary Christian Music, but most of all spending time with his family.

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4:00 PM 1/16/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/16/2018 7:00:00 PM
Calvert Funeral Homes - Clinton Chapel

201 S. Center Street
Clinton, IL 61727

Calvert Funeral Homes - Clinton Chapel
201 S. Center Street Clinton 61727 IL
United States





11:00 AM 1/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Weldon United Methodist Church

49 N. Oak
Weldon, IL 61882

Weldon United Methodist Church
49 N. Oak Weldon 61882 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Weldon Cemetery Final Resting Place

Illinois Route 48
Weldon, IL 62450

Illinois Route 48 Weldon 62450 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution


Weldon United Methodist Church

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