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Visitation

Sutton Memorial Home
Saturday February 3rd, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm

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Funeral Service

Sutton Memorial Home
Saturday February 3rd, 2018
5:00pm

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Harold E. Gist

Harold E. Gist, 76 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 6:16 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. He was born on April 21, 1941 in Jeiseyville, IL the son of Grant and Helen (Reese) Gist. He married Gwendolyn Stockon in 1970 and they later divorced. Harold worked as a factory worker, he drove a taxi in Taylorville, and his latest job was working for the Christian County Senior Citizens.

Surviving are his son: Harold (Terenia) Gist II of Taylorville, IL; daughter: Vivian “Missy” Lee Neff of Taylorville IL; grandchildren: Ashley Noel Basil, Ebony Kelsey, Jesse Perry, Brittany Neal, and Tyler Gist; six great-grandchildren; sisters: Mary Beauchamp of Florida, and Eileen Sallade of Indiana; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents; sisters: Virginia Traxler, Beatrice Skrobot; Brothers: Elwood “Woody” Gist, Robert Gist, and Charles “Chuck” Gist.  

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with funeral service starting at 5:00 p.m. with pastor Chad Foster officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Christian County Senior Citizens Center 701 W. Adams St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.


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Guestbook

Our prayers are with you all. Harold was fondly remembered as a good friend and a hard working man. Rick appreciated his training as they worked together at New Products years ago! Paula &Ricky Smith

Paula & Ricky Smith Feb 9 2018 12:00 AM

SO SORRY I WAS NOT ABLE TO ATTEND. PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

EARL JOHNSON Feb 4 2018 12:00 AM


So sorry for your loss, Harold was one of the nicest persons I have ever known. He always had a trivia fact for us each morning at the Senior Center. He will be missed.

Virgie Dague Feb 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Gist

Tina Morrissey Feb 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Gist

Cheryl Croft Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Gist

Aaron sutton Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Gist

Cindy Stockon & Family Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

A DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent on February 2, 2018

Our deepest sympathies for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love, The Lessner's (Kathy) , Troutman's (Brenda), and Skrobot's (Pete)

Expression of Sympathy Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of your Father. Prayers for you and all the family.

Art and Ruth Purkes Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family at this time.

Joan Basil Feb 1 2018 12:00 AM