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Jeffrey L. Dill

DILL-Jeff obit

Jeffrey L. Dill, 48, of West Liberty, passed away as a result of an automobile accident Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, near State Route 296, northwest of Urbana.

He was born in Urbana on March 18, 1964, a son of Joe and Barbara Long Dill of Urbana.

On Jan. 10, 1990, he married the former Debbie L. Spencer in West Liberty and she survives, along with their children, Brittany Taylor, Shelby Dill, Sarah Dill and Jeffrey Dill, all of West Liberty; sisters, Jennifer (Matt) Hawke of DeGraff and Julie (Steve) McGill of Urbana; and nieces and nephews, Bailey, Sam and Roy McGill, and Zach and Luke Hawke.

After 25 years at Honda of America, he transitioned full-time into the family business of maple syrup and homestead farming.

He enjoyed serving others and was a member of Grace Chapel Church, where he faithfully served in many capacities, including as an usher.

Some of Jeff’s favorite things to do were cutting wood, baling hay, and sitting on the porch with his wife, family and friends. He also loved serving on the Champaign County Fair Board.

He brought a lot of laughter and endless conversations in his home. He will be remembered as a wonderful, loving, hard working and caring husband, father and friend.

Pastors Josh Gelatt and Jeff Mixon officiate a funeral at 11 a.m. Friday at Grace Chapel Church, 500 Linden Ave., West Liberty, where calling is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to a memorial fund set up for Jeffrey’s children.

Arrangements were handled by Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home, West Liberty, where condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.

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