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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.