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James J. "Jimmy J." Van Hook

January 5, 1943 July 10, 2019
James J. "Jimmy J." Van Hook
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Obituary for James J. "Jimmy J." Van Hook

Mr. James John "Jimmy J." Van Hook, 76, of Barry, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Memorial Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
He was born January 5, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of James Ernest and Shirley Mae (Wittekiend) Van Hook.
He is survived by 2 brothers, Ernie Van Hook & Cory (Connie) Van Hook, and 1 sister, Melissa (Randy) Coultas, all of Barry, Illinois.
Jimmy never had children of his own but he thought the world of his nieces and nephew, Theresa, Lora, Julie, Jennifer, Kelly, Chris and Shelly. He loved to hold them as babies and tease them as they got older. He had numerous great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather Ladell Tittsworth, grandparents James & Ruth Van Hook & John and Josephine Wittekiend, two uncles William & Harold Van Hook and a nephew James Allen Van Hook.
Jimmy attended Barry High School . He loved his family and anyone that knew him knew he was a die-hard Chicago sports fan, whether it be Chicago Cubs, Bears or Blackhawks. He always let everyone know they were #1. He loved walking his dog, Sugar. He loved going to watch the Barry Tigers play ball at Barry High School. He never missed a game.
Visitation will be from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2019, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.
Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry. Memorials are suggested to the Barry United Methodist Church.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

14

Jul

4:00 PM 7/14/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 7/14/2019 6:00:00 PM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Service

Monday

15

Jul

10:00 AM 7/15/2019 10:00:00 AM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Park Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Main St.
Barry, IL 62312

Main St. Barry 62312 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Barry United Methodist Church

720 Perry St.
Barry, IL 62312
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Barry United Methodist Church

720 Perry St.
Barry, IL 62312
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