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George Stanton

March 30, 1930 — June 19, 2013

George "Stanley" Stanton, 83, of Peoria, passed away June 19, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday June 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM at The Oaks Family Church in Peoria, with Pastor John King of Riverside Community Church officiating. Visitation will be held Friday June 21, from 5 - 7 PM at Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home and from 9 - 10 at The Oaks Church on Saturday. Burial will follow the services at 2:00 at Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb, Illinois.

George was born March 30, 1930 in Macomb, Il, to Chester and Mary (Clugston) Stanton.

George was a farmer, on his family farm in Industry, Il. After retiring from the farm he then went on to work for Peoria Car Care Center and The Community Workshop. His favorite time of the year was Christmas, he would often set up electric trains around his tree. He loved listening to Al Jolson, and sang his music publicly. George also was a John Wayne fan, and would often tell people "Don't tell Shane, I was watching John Wayne."

He is survived by his sister, MaryAnn (William) Nix of Peoria, brother, L.E. (Beth) Clawson, Jr. of Goodfield, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his Parents, one brother Charles, one sister Priscilla Dumont, and his stepfather Lloyd E. Clawson.

Memorial donations in honor of George may be made to Riverside Global Missions.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


JUN 21. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home
428 W. McClure Ave
Peoria, IL 61604


JUN 22. 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CDT)

The Oaks Family Church
1001 W. Loucks Avenue
Peoria, IL 61604

Funeral Services

JUN 22. 10:00 AM (CDT)

The Oaks Family Church
1001 W. Loucks Avenue
Peoria, IL 61604

Graveside Service

JUN 22. 2:00 PM (CDT)

Oakwood Cemetery
Macomb, IL

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