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Randy Weber

August 26th, 1951 – January 30th, 2015

Randy Weber, age 63, of Browning, IL, passed away at 6:54 pm on Friday, January 30, 2015 at his home. He was born on August 26, 1951 in Canton, IL, the son of Berdette and Edith (Shaw) Weber. Randy married Priscilla Shilling on September 30, 1972 in Havana, IL. She survives.

Survivors include his wife, Priscilla Weber of Browning, IL, daughter, Rochelle (and Mike) Briney of Browning, IL, son, Chad (and Angela Nixon) Weber of Rushville, IL, five grandchildren Lindsay Klitz, Matthew Weber, Madeline Weber, Maggie Nixon, and Emma Weber, one great-granddaughter, Elise Shawgo, his brother, Gary (and Pat) Weber of Havana, IL and sister, Patty (and Denny) Burmaster of Bloomington, IL. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Randy served in the US Army Reserves from 1969 to 1973. He worked as a tug boat pilot for Headwater, retiring in the fall of 2014.

Randy graduated from Havana High School in 1969. He was a member of the NRA. He enjoyed music, playing the drums and harmonica in the band “Iron Railroad”. He loved blues music. Randy collected music albums along with being an avid gun collector and loved classic cars. He adored his cat Pearl. He also enjoyed camping, the outdoors, going with friends to Current River and sitting around the campfire.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Bluff City Cemetery in Bluff City, IL. Pastor Doug Krukewitt will be officiating. A visitation will be held from 11 am to 12 noon on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at funeral home in Astoria, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to donors choice.


February 1st, 2015

Thinking of all of you at this sad time,you are in my thoughts and prayers,Launi

February 1st, 2015

You are in my thoughts and prayers. Tim Davis

February 1st, 2015

We are truly sorry for your loss and would like to express our most sincere condolences. Love, Katie, Cristian & Connor Murray

February 2nd, 2015

I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll always remember Randy telling my daughter, Lora, his story about how his dog, "Flag had kittens"! You are all in my prayers.

February 2nd, 2015

so sorry for your loss... Pamela Chrisman, Bloomington IL

February 3rd, 2015

I'm sorry to hear of your loss & that I couldn't be there for you today. Velva Fletcher

February 3rd, 2015

so sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers being sent to you and your family

February 4th, 2015

Priscilla, Rochelle, Chad & families: So sorry to hear that Randy passed away. You are all in our thoughts & prayers. Gary & Nancy Blakely