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Roy B. McNier, Jr.

7/24/1942 - 4/12/2019

BLOOMINGTON ~ Roy Buddy McNier, Jr., 76 of Bloomington, passed away at 3:33 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2019 at Accolade Healthcare of Pontiac.

Born July 24, 1942 in Geneseo to Roy B. and Mary May (Schawader) McNier. He married Joy D. Little in 1975 in Bloomington. She died February 7, 2017 in Bloomington. He was also preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are one daughter, Luchrecy (Michael) Canull of Bloomington and two granddaughters, Shelby Canull and Shaina Canull, both of Bloomington.

Roy was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1961 to 1965.

He had worked at Eureka Vacuum Factory as a punch press operator for 40 years, retiring in 2005. He later worked as a stocker for Wal-Mart for 10 years, retiring from there in 2015.

Roy loved watching western movies, eating popcorn and napping, and spending time playing cards with his grandkids.

Cremation rites will be accorded.  There will be no services.  Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Humane Society of Central Illinois at 423 N. Kays Dr. Normal, IL 61761.

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