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James C. Fell

January 24th, 1935 – March 16th, 2019

James C. "Jim" Fell, age 84 of Vermont, IL, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019 in Davenport, FL. He was born on January 24, 1935 in Rock Falls, IL, the son of Herbert and Florence Fell. Jim married Nelda Malott on June 28, 1975 in Park Forest, IL She survives.

Also surviving are his daughter, Dr. Kathryn Fell of Davenport, FL, two sons, Michael Fell and David (and Jackie) Fell, both of Aurora, IL, one grandson, and one brother, Bob (and Judy) Fell of Rock Falls, IL.

Jim was preceded in death by one brother, Don Fell.

He, along with Mark Potter, were owners and operators of Murphy and Dickey in Hindsdale, IL for 40 years.

Jim was a member of the Instrument Society of America and the Vermont Christian Church, Vermont, IL.

He enjoyed woodcarving and loved dogs.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. Pastor Cody Stinnett will officiate. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be given to the Vermont Christian Church.


March 19th, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.~Angie Danner

March 20th, 2019

Friends and loved ones enter and leave our lives, but the impressions they make on our hearts stay with us forever. Our sympathy is with you in your loss. Atlantic Veterinary Clinic

March 20th, 2019

Jim was a wonderful, loving and caring man. He will be greatly missed. Our sympathy and love to his family. Joe, Melba, and family

March 21st, 2019

So sorry for your loss, Nelda.
Rob and Shari Bomke

March 21st, 2019

Aunt Nelda & Kathy, I am so sorry for your loss..The carved necklace holds a special place in our hearts that he made.. Stella & Diane Malott

March 22nd, 2019

So sorry Nelda,thinking of you and family.
Jr. and Edie Shawgo

March 22nd, 2019

Our thoughts are with you in your loss, Nelda.
Larry,Debbie, Shane Grover

March 23rd, 2019

Nelda and family, so sorry for your loss. Bob & Susie Bucher

March 24th, 2019

Nelda & family, so sorry for your loss.

March 25th, 2019

Nelda and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers at his sad time. Rick Harris

March 25th, 2019

Uncle Jim was a wonderful man. I have so many memories that will be cherished of my time with him as a kid. He is very loved and very missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Aunt Nel and Kathy. - Josselyn and Mya

March 26th, 2019

Nelda my thoughts and prayers are certainly with you at this time, may you find peace as you take care of all the arrangements and prepare for leaving your loved one

March 28th, 2019

Nelda & Kathy - Our Sympathy to you both as it's been a long journey for you all...with this illness of Jim's. It was wonderful to see you both at the Family Reunion back in 2014 when Jim was able to be there.... Jerry & Dixie

March 30th, 2019

keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sorrow ....

Randy and Sharon