Donald E. Foreaker, age 68 of Chillicothe, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from a trucking accident in rural Peoria County.
Don was born on June 14, 1952 in Lincoln, IL to Ralph Stephen Foreaker and Virginia Arlene (Grimm) Boggs.
Surviving are his children, Timothy (Pam) Foreaker of Chillicothe, IL, Tracy (Nick) Gass of Murfreesboro, TN, Jennah (Aaron) Graham of Midland, TX, and Amber Foreaker of Chillicothe; 16 grandchildren; two brothers, Gary (Linda) Lane of Oklahoma and Steve (Dawn) Foreaker of Wilburn, IL; three sisters, Jackie Foreaker of East Peoria, IL, Colleen (Bill) Gensel of Glasford, IL and Jeanne Mears of Decatur, IL; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his former wife, Stacy Marie Foreaker; and one grandson, Asher Lincoln.
Don was a Semi Truck Driver for Gehrig Enterprises for over 8 years. Previously he had worked for G&D and JT Fennell Co. Don enjoyed camping, fishing and riding motorcycles. He also scoured the country for old Trans Ams. Most importantly, he loved his family and spoiling his grandchildren.
Services will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 11am at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 6pm to 8pm also at the funeral home. Burial will be at Chillicothe City Cemetery following the services. Memorials may be made to the National Autism Association.
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