CL proudly served our country as a Sergeant in the Illinois Army National Guard. He was a graduate of Galesburg High School, Galesburg, Illinois. CL was a carpenter, enjoyed traveling and camping. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
CL is survived by two daughters, Sarah Antonacci of Chatham, Illinois and Rachel Ridgeway of Springfield, Illinois; as well as a son, Nathan Whittom of Chicago, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will private and held at a later time.