top banner

Obituary Listings

Celebrating Lives & Healing Hearts

James Lee Greathouse

June 17, 1931 July 8, 2019
James Lee Greathouse
There are condolences waiting approval on James's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of James

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for James Lee Greathouse

James Lee “Jim” Greathouse, age 88 of Charleston, IL passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Jim was born June 17, 1931 in Hindsboro, IL to Ray and Ruth (Allen) Greathouse. He married Chloanne Reedy, and they had four children together. He later married Minnie Mead.
Jim was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a member of Hindsboro United Methodist Church, the Hindsboro Masonic Lodge #837, and the American Legion.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Minnie.
He is survived by four children: Lee Ann Davis of Arcola, IL; Elaine Komada (Jeff McCollum) of Lerna, IL; Malinda (Dick) Reece of Arcola, IL; and Jami Greathouse (Tammie Lovett) of Urbana, IL; two brothers: Terrance (Barbara) Greathouse of College Station, TX; and Carlyle (Noelle) Greathouse of Hindsboro, IL; one sister: Sue VanDyke of Brentwood, TN; six grandchildren: Cindy Davis of Arcola, IL; Jimmy Kay (Stevie) Vandeventer of Camargo, IL; April (Quinn) Karpus-Weddle of Mattoon, IL; Jessica (Adam) Clapp of Monticello, IL; Ashley Karpus of Austin, TX; and Tony Komada of Monticello, IL; and six great-grandchildren: Thomas and Reece Vandeventer; Willa, Cadence, and Jaxie Clapp; and Violet Weddle.
Funeral services will be held at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland, IL. Friday, July 12, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at VanVoorhis cemetery.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Hindsboro United Methodist Church.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Lincolnland Hospice for their excellent care.


To plant a tree in memory of James Lee Greathouse, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

12

Jul

2:00 PM 7/12/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 7/12/2019 4:00:00 PM
Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland

215 E. Main Street
Oakland, IL 61943

Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland
215 E. Main Street Oakland 61943 IL
United States

Funeral

Friday

12

Jul

4:00 PM 7/12/2019 4:00:00 PM
Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland

215 E. Main Street
Oakland, IL 61943

Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland
215 E. Main Street Oakland 61943 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

VanVoorhis Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hindsboro, IL

Hindsboro IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hindsboro United Methodist Church

310 Indiana St
Hindsboro, IL 61930
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...