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George R Paris

May 16, 1952 — July 5, 2022


George R. Paris, 70, of Lake Warren, Monmouth, IL passed away at 6:39 pm, Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg, IL.

George was born May 16, 1952, in Louisville, KY, the son of Charles and Jean (Pobuda) Paris.  He was raised and educated in Davenport, IA and graduated from Central High School in 1971.

George met his future wife, Judy Rascher of Davenport, IA when he was 13 years old and they married, July 17, 1971, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Davenport, and she survives.

George worked at JI Case for 30 years before retiring in May of 2003.

He enjoyed working in his garage, fishing, and riding on his Kubota.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Judy; his 2 sons, George R. (Jen) Paris, III of Clayton, NC and Thomas E. (Sarah) Paris of Bettendorf, IA; 4 grandchildren, Garrett Paris, Madison Paris, Gavin Paris and Martin Paris; his brother, Charles (Barb) Paris II of West Palm Beach, Fl; his sister, LaDonna Goings of Monmouth, IL; his brother-in-law, Dave (Jude) Kisner of Davenport, IA along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Don Paris.

Cremation has been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00-5:00 pm, Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the Monmouth American Legion, Monmouth, IL. Memorials may be given to the Monmouth Police Shop With A Cop program and sent to the funeral home. McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL, is in charge of the arrangements.  For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit,

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, August 20, 2022

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Monmouth American Legion (Monmouth)

1110 North 11th Street, Monmouth, IL 61462

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