Dwight McGrew


Share
Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 6:03 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Dwight R. McGrew, 59, of Coal Valley, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Private family services will be Saturday, Jan. 5, at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or a favorite charity.
Dwight was born May 1, 1953, in Moline, the son of Willard and Jeanette Cameron McGrew. He married Mary H. Darnell on Oct. 29, 1977, in Rock Island.
He enjoyed watching NASCAR and classic cars. Dwight was a talented football and baseball player during his school years and softball player after high school.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Tanisha McGrew, San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Kylie, Tyler and McKenzie; and brother, Michael McGrew, Concord, N.C. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.deroofuneralhome.com.












 




Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






(More History)