Jackie Lee Gourley, 70, of Grayville, passed Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.  (Grayville, Illinois)

He was born
Dec. 24, 1938 in Princeton He was an Army veteran and retired coal miner, and a member of the Mt. Carmel, Ill., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.

Survivors include daughter, Jackie Gourley; son, MIchael Gourley; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters; and two brothers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Presley and Gertrude (Parker) Gourley.

A memorial service and benefit is planned at
5 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Mt. Carmel VFW Post.