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Dallas W. Presnell

February 14, 1921 April 14, 2019
Dallas W. Presnell
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Obituary for Dallas W. Presnell

Dallas W. Presnell, 98, of Pana passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 in Heritage Health—Pana. He was born February 14, 1921 in Oconee, son of the late Jacob Elmer & Maude (Wright) Presnell. Dallas married Madelayne Degand in 1946 and she preceded him in death on September 20, 1994.
Dallas served in the Army Air Corp. and then owned and operated PBI Redi-Mix Trucking in Pana. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church, Pana. Dallas had a great singing voice and had a hundred “sayings”. He didn’t know a stranger and always had good, grounded advice to give. He was a kind & gentle man with a twinkle in his blue eyes. Dallas was a great husband & father and always a provided for his family. He loved his children very much; always patient and his children knew they could always go to him.
Dallas is survived by his children: Rena Goode, Sullivan, IN; John Presnell, Springfield, IL; Mara (Jim) Randolph, Pana, IL; Barb (Joe) Perry, Tuscola, IL; Randy Presnell, Pana, IL; grandchildren: Greg (Leslie) Goode, Sean (Christa) Goode, Jill (Paul) Jones, Kelli (Matt) Kessler, Nicholas (Kerra) Presnell, Haley Presnell, Marissa (Allen) Kile; great grandchildren: Jackson Goode, Cecelia Goode, Sophia Goode, Carmella Goode, Christian Goode, Camden Kessler, Grace Kessler, Sadie Kessler, Jack Dallas Kessler, Niko Akiyama, Adalyn Akiyama, Hudson Presnell, Dallas Kile and numerous nieces & nephews. He was also preceded by his son-in-law, Galen Goode and siblings: Frank Presnell, Louvella Presnell, Ora “Pete” Presnell, Lawrence Presnell, Dorothy Allen, Martin Presnell, Harvey Presnell.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 18, 2019 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Nat Kealen officiating. Burial will be in Mound Cemetery, Pana with military rites by Pana Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or First Baptist Church, 114 Maple St., Pana, IL 62557.


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Visitation

Thursday

18

Apr

10:00 AM 4/18/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

18

Apr

11:00 AM 4/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mound Cemetery Final Resting Place

2207-2223 Illinois 16
Pana, IL 62557

2207-2223 Illinois 16 Pana 62557 IL
United States
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