Floyd Behme

Obituary of Floyd A. Behme

Floyd A. Behme, 89 of Nilwood, passed away Saturday evening, January 19, 2019, at Carlinville Area Hospital.

Floyd was born April 16, 1929, in Carlinville, IL, a son of Henry C. and Clara Rhodes Behme.

Floyd graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 1948.

Floyd soon entered the Army in 1951 and served during the Korean War. He served in the "Big Red 1" and his task was to haul dynamite and demolish bridges.

He married Joyce D. French, June 13, 1951 and their marriage was blessed with three sons. Joyce passed away August 16, 1972. On May 23, 1987 he married Judy E. (Talbert) in Carlinville.

Floyd spent his career farming and trucking. He trucked for Wal-Mart from 1985 and retired in 2004, a job he truly loved. His passion was vegetable gardening, flower gardening, reading, and spending time with his grandchildren. After retirement Floyd farmed for Rhodes Farms in Carlinville.

Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Joyce D. Behme, son, David Andrew Behme, grandson, Jacob A. Behme, Step-son, Gregory Lynn Hartsook, sisters, Myrtle Karrick, Iva Loveless, Lela Robinson, Stelle Coffey, brother, Henry Behme.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019, 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, IL.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 am, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the funeral home.

Burial will be at a later date with private family services to be held.

Floyd is survived by his wife, Judy E. Behme of Nilwood, IL, son, Danniel C. (Lynn) Behme of Litchfield, IL, son, Darren R. (Renee') Behme of Carlinville, IL, step-daughter, Colleen Renee Brown of Nilwood, IL, daughter-in-law, Theresa Behme of Litchfield, IL, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, sister, Irene Peacock of Carlinville, IL, brother, Erwin Behme of Carlinville, IL, sister, Esther Fagerburg of New Britain, CT, brother, Carl (Charlene) Behme of Carlinville, IL, sister, Verna (Dick) Knudson of Carlinville, IL, several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer Foundation.



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Visitation 1

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, January 28, 2019
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Service Information

10:00 am
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery
Rt. 4 South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
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