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Harold L. "Whitey" Hitchcock

March 24, 1935 July 28, 2019
Harold L. "Whitey" Hitchcock
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Obituary for Harold L. "Whitey" Hitchcock

Harold L. “Whitey” Hitchcock, Sr. 84, of Pecatoncia, IL died at 2:10 p.m., Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Pearl Pavilion in Freeport, IL after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born March 24, 1935 in Pecatonica, IL the son of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice and Mae (Meiers) Hitchcock. Harold graduated from Pecatonica High School class of 1953. Whitey served in the U. S. Navy during peacetime. Harold married Carol L. Gunther in Pecatonica, IL on November 2, 1968. Harold farmed all his life and also worked for Hitchcock Builders. He is a member of A. W. Rawson Masonic Lodge #145; Freeport Shriners .

Survivors wife: Carol; sons: Harold (Nikki) Hitchcock, Jr, John (Staci) Hitchcock; daughter: Julie (Scott) Bean; grandchildren: Ariel, Sheldon, Gage, Dakota, Cheyanne, Shelby, Lavendar, Rebel and Rhiannon; sister in law Florence Hitchcock; nephew Maurice Hitchcock. He is predeceased by his parents, grandson Lane and brother Eugene.

A masonic ceremony will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019 at McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel, 529 Washington St. Pecatonica, IL with the memorial ceremony presided by Reverend Nord Swanstrom officiating. Cremation Rites were accorded and final resting place to be Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Saturday.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to: Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago 2211 N. Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60707; Wounded Warrior Project 230 W. Monroe St. Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60606; FHN Hospice 773 Lincoln Blvd Freeport, IL 61032


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Memorial Visitation

Saturday

3

Aug

10:00 AM 8/3/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel

529 Washington St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel
529 Washington St. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Masonic Service

Saturday

3

Aug

12:00 PM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel

529 Washington St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel
529 Washington St. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Memorial Ceremony

Saturday

3

Aug

12:00 PM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel

529 Washington St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel
529 Washington St. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

Pecatonica Rd
Pecatonica, IL 61063

Pecatonica Rd Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States
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