Phillip Lee Dial, 85, of Maroa, IL passed away 4:40 PM April 2, 2019 at Lincolnshire Place, Decatur, IL.


Services will be 11 AM Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Scott Marsh officiating. Burial will follow at Texas Township Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Military Honors. Visitation will be 9:30 – 11 AM Thursday at the funeral home.


In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Phillip Lee Dial Memorial Fund.


Phillip was born December 21, 1933 in DeWitt County, IL the son of Edward and Ida (Hall) Dial. He married Jacqueline Florimont of Clinton, IL, later married Margaret Fombelle of Maroa, IL.


Survivors include his children, Jack (Gayla) Dial, Waynesville, IL; Tracey Dial, Clinton, IL; Bryan (Yvonne) Dial, Maroa, IL; Darrin (Krista) Dial, Kenney, IL; 8 grandchildren, Dustin, Megan, Morgan, Ryland, Mason, Raymi, Carsen, and Lucas, 2 great-grandchildren, Bentlee & Braxton, brother, Robert (Sandra) Dial, Tennessee.


Phillip was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, Anna Moss, Mary Martin, and Louise Copass, 2 brothers, Leland and George.


Phillip served his country in the US Army. He was a farmer and retired from the Illinois Central Railroad. He enjoyed Hunting, Fishing, Camping, and Dancing.

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