Allen D. “Peach” Neave, age 77, of rural Gilson, Illinois died at 11:08 A.M. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at this home in rural Gilson, Illinois. He was born on April 26, 1940 to Kenneth and Margaret (Badgett) Neave. He married Alice Lowe. They had two children: Christopher Neave and Diana Neave of Merrillville, Indiana. He later married Linda C. Foster on February 22, 1969. She survives of rural Gilson, Illinois. They had one son, J. Allen Neave, Sr.,of rural Gilson, Illinois; two grandchildren, J. Allen Neave, Jr., and Tegan J. Neave, both of rural Gilson, Illinois. Also surviving are three sisters: Nancy Danner, Karen White, and Kathy Allen; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Jo Ann. He worked for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for 37 years. He enjoyed running his backhoe, bulldozer and mowing. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Trenton Cemetery in rural Dahinda, Illinois. Deacon Michael Crummer will officiate. Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois is in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com
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