Quentin G. “Cherokee? Nevill, 85, died at 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2009 at Auburn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Auburn, IL. He was born on March 1, 1923 in DuQuoin, IL to George and Sadie Mottsinger Nevill. He lived in Springfield most of his life until he moved to Auburn. He is preceded in death by his parents; one son Norman and one grandson.
Cherokee is survived by two sons: Mike Nevill of Springfield, IL and George (Connie) Nevill of Paola, KS, 1 granddaughter and two great grandchildren.
He was a member of the United States Marine Corp during World War II. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 58 years and the American Legion for over 50 years. He worked for the State of Illinois for 35 years as an insurance investigator.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a private graveside service will be held at a later date at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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