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Charles Nevin McPherson

March 23, 1925 ~ November 18, 2022 (age 97)


Oregon, IL – Charles N. “Nevin” McPherson, age 97 made the transition on Friday, November 19, 2022 after a short illness.  He was born March 23, 1925 in Polo, IL the son of Charles and Edna Rucker) McPherson.  He attend Polo Schools prior to entering the U. S. Navy where he served 4 years during WW II in the Asiatic Pacific aboard the USS Austin.  He was honorably discharged in 1945.  He married Shirley M. Spoor on May 4, 1968 in Polo, IL.  He was employed by Sun Chemical for 32 years retiring in 1987.  Charles was predeceased by his parents and his two brothers Orville and Robert.  He is survived by his wife Shirley of Mt. Morris, two stepsons, Scott (Barb) Spoor of Mendota, IL, and Jon (Patti) Spoor of Oregon, IL, two step grandsons James and Austin Spoor, and nephew Patrick McPherson.  A private service will be held at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, IL.  Burial will take place at the Riverview Cemetery. 

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