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David E. Guyon

January 24, 1949 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

David Guyon Obituary

  David E. Guyon, 75, of Streator passed away on the morning of Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at his residence.

  Cremation rites will be accorded. Private family burial will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. The Solon-Telford Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  Born January 24, 1949 in Streator he was the son of Clement and Ann (Salata) Guyon. He married Carrie Wawczak on September 25, 1976.  

  He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Carli (James) McKelvey of Pekin; a granddaughter, Charlotte; and many nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Mary Ann Christopher and Sandra Seaman.

  Born and raised in Streator he attended St. Stephen’s Grade School and graduated from Woodland High School in the class of 1967.

  After high school, he attended Western Illinois University until 1968. He worked until he was drafted, and served in the United States Army during Vietnam.

  He worked 8 years with Plymouth Tube, before joining Caterpiller in Pontiac where he worked for more than 30 years until his retirement in 2010.

  David was a member of the former St. Stephen’s Church and currently belonged to St. Michael the Archangel Parish. He was a Third Degree member with the Msgr. George A. Dzuryo Knights of Columbus Council # 790, in addition to being active with the UAW Local 2096, First Catholic Slovak Union (FCSU), and Lazy Acres.

  He enjoyed fishing, grilling over charcoal, a good card game, watching the Chicago Cubs and Bears, and a cold Budweiser. He will be deeply missed by family and friends.

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