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Byron  "Barney" Hedgecock
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    402 E. Honeywell
    Hoopeston, IL 60942

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“Dear Hedgecock family ~ I was so sad to hear of Barney's passing. He was a good friend of my parents and myself, and was highly thought of in the...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Janice Collier - Woodbridge, VA

“I worked for Barney at the City National Bank for many years. He was such a great "boss", always a smile, a laugh, always teasing someone. I was...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Jill Brockway Mitchell - Boswell, IN

“To the family i am so sorry for your loss, Barney was a great person my fondest memories of him are when he was my Sunday school teacher at first...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Connie Gossett Mills - hoopeston, IL

“IMH Hospice Team sends our condolences to the family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Iroquois Memorial Hospice - IL


Byron Eugene "Barney" Hedgecock, 83, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 5:00 A.M. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care in Hoopeston, IL. He was born July 10, 1929, in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Ross C. and Edythe M. (Odle) Hedgecock. He married Darlene Larrabee on July 16, 1950 at the Hoopeston Church of the Nazarene. She survives in Hoopeston.
He is survived by one son, Bruce Hedgecock of Rantoul, IL; one sister, Peggy (Ollie) Bailey of Hoopeston; three step-sisters, Shirley, Betty and Marjorie; two grandchildren, Jason (Karyanna) Hedgecock and Alan (Sarah) Hedgecock; four great-grandchildren, Kylie Rife, Gracelynn, Elliannah and Lyllyan Hedgecock; two nieces, Sharon (Denny) Elrick and Janice Devine ; two nephews, Rodney (Roselyn) Bailey and Phil Bailey. He is also survived by two special friends, Bill and Debbie Andrews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two nephews Mark and Brad.
Barney worked his entire career at the City National Bank in Hoopeston, working his way up to become the bank President, before his retirement. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Hoopeston Community Church of the Nazarene. Barney was also a member of the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384, the Hoopeston Chamber of Commerce and the Hubbard Trail Country Club in Rossville. He was active with the Hoopeston Little League and enjoyed golfing, pitching horseshoes and socializing with his friends and neighbors. Barney's greatest enjoyment was caring for his home and lawn.