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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Carl L. Puckett of Assumption, who passed
4away on January 13, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, Carl Puckett was born in Pana to Ralph F. and
6Blanche E. (Gildersleeve) Puckett on November 9, 1940; he
7proudly served in the United States Army from 1960 until 1962;
8he married Carolyn J. Bantner in Assumption on August 23, 1963;
10    WHEREAS, Carl Puckett worked for the Norfolk and Southern
11Railroad and retired in 1993; he also owned Puckett's Plumbing
12for over 20 years; and
13    WHEREAS, Carl Puckett was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs;
14he also enjoyed following the Central A&M Raiders, the St.
15Teresa Bulldogs, and the Rochester Rockets; he enjoyed spending
16his free time shooting trap and watching westerns; he rarely
17missed a morning of coffee at the "Liars Table;" he was
18passionate about his country and his town and served on the
19Assumption City Council for eight years; and
20    WHEREAS, Carl Puckett was preceded in death by his wife,
21Carolyn; his parents; his sisters, Dorothy LeDuc, Barbara Webb,



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1and Helen Eddy; his brothers, Ronald Puckett, and Charles Ray
2Puckett (in infancy); his granddaughter, Casey Williams; and
3his great-grandson, Gus Hiler; and
4    WHEREAS, Carl Puckett is survived by his children, Cheryl
5(Eric) Swigert, Chelli (Jim) Branyan, John Puckett, and Cara
6(Kevin) Reiser; his grandchildren, Courtney (Brian) Hiler,
7Chelbi (Sheldon) Williams-Alt, Blair (Wesley) Chapple, Bailey
8(Justin) Haynes, Bradi Branyan (Dustin Cornwell), Beau
9Branyan, Kolton Reiser, Carli Reiser, and Keith Swigert; his
10great-grandchildren, Cale Chapple, George Hiler, Charlee
11Chapple, Carsen Chapple, and Holden and Hazel Haynes; his
12brothers, Paul Puckett and Kenny (Jeanne) Puckett; and his
13sister, Betty Temmen; therefore, be it
15ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
16Carl L. Puckett and extend our condolences to his family,
17friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it further
18    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
19presented to the family of Carl Puckett as an expression of our
20deepest sympathy.