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Edward Michael Gillen II

July 1, 1978 — January 29, 2022

Edward Michael Gillen II, 43 of Taylorville passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 8:50 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill. He was born on July 1, 1978 in Taylorville, Ill, the son of Edward Michael Gillen and Faye Hoy. Edward was a mechanic for Rt. 29 Kustoms and in his spare time, he loved riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his daughters: Alex Bogusz of Riverton, Ill; Hailee Belsher of Morrisonville, Ill, Kadance Gillen of Taylorville, Ill, Addyson Gillen of Taylorville, Ill, son: Tyler Durbin of Taylorville, Ill, mother Faye Halford of Taylorville, Ill. Survived by companion: Teresa Wiseman of Taylorville, Ill, brother: Tim Ashby of Springfield, Ill, sister-in-law: Stephanie Ashby of Taylorville, Ill, several nieces, nephews and cousins
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Edward and Anna Gillen, Helen Miller, Son; Michael Gillen and his brother: David Ashby.

Edward will be cremated and the family will have a get together for him at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the family C/O Sutton Memorial Home 327 N. Clay Taylorville, Ill. 62568
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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