Mother: Armstrong, Wilma Jewell (Harlan) "Jay" - F 1929/11/29
Date of birth: 1951/11/11
Date of death: 2020/12/04
Spouse: Phegley, Joyce Marie (Harlan) - F 1954/09/23 - 1972/12/24 to ----/--/-- -
James "Jim" D. Harlan WASHINGTON - James David Harlan, 69, of Washington passed away at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2020, at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Naples, FL. Jim was born on November 11, 1951, in Bloomington to Arthur D. and Wilma J. Armstrong Harlan. On December 24, 1972, he married Joyce Phegley. Surviving are his wife, Joyce of Washington; their children, Joshua (Susan) Harlan, Jeremy Harlan and Jeffrey (Vilay) Harlan; grandchildren, Jacob and Lily Harlan and Carter, Emry and Eve Harlan; mother, Wilma Harlan; sister, Diane (Bob) Ginther; sister-in-law, Delores Cole (Greg Holmes); and brother- in-law, Roy (Kathy) Phegley. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Ronda (Jason) Long, Jojo Cole, Geni (Vinnie) Randle, Chad (Susan) Phegley, Lisa Phegley and Angela (Mike) Fuller; great-nieces and nephews, Laney Long, Lexi Long, Scott Edmondson, Jessica Edmondson, Taya Randle, Kallie Randle, Kalyssa Randle, McKayla Marshall, Jessica Phegley, Jordan Phegley, Amber Hood, Alissa Hood, Mike Fuller and Ashley Fuller; and the Armstrong and Harlan families from Albany, KY. He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Harlan. Jim graduated from Illinois Central College. He worked for Art's Hardware and Computer Core. He retired from Caterpillar in 2002 after 30 years of service and was a member of UAW Local #974. An avid Harley rider, Jim was a lifetime member of the Harley Owners Group and the Gardner/Walters Brothers Harley- Davidson Race Team. He also was a member of the Apple Club. As his grandchildren quoted, "He was the best grandpa ever." Services will be private and interment will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Published in Peoria Journal Star from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10, 2020.
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