Bloomington - Edward C. Spillman, 68, of Bloomington, passed away at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his residence.
A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington. Cremation rites have been accorded per his wishes.
Inurnment will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Edward was born on September 25, 1949 in Bloomington, a son to Rodney C. And Mary E. Dunn Spillman.
He is survived by his sister, Liz Alex of Normal; his nephew, Shannon Giarette of Bloomington, two nieces, Amy Cioni of Round Lake Beach, Illinois, and Michele Cioni of Colfax; his great-nieces, Alexis and Emma Jennings of Colfax; and great-nephew Daniel Jennings of Colfax.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Rodney M. Spillman.
As an avid train enthusiast, Edward spent 40 years as a 4th generation brakeman for Union Pacific, retiring in 2010. He enjoyed model trains and maintaining the steam engine at Miller Park. He was a member of the United Transportation Union and Central Illinois Railroad Club. Edward enjoyed having coffee with his friends at Times Past Inn, participating in the railroad retirees breakfast once a month at Shannon's, and socializing with his friends at the Western Tap.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)
Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
1104 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
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