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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
  • Obituary- James L. McChesney

  • James L. McChesney, 65, of Aledo, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg. Family and friends will meet at Fippinger Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 to process to National Cemetery on Arsenal Island for a Noon graveside service to be conducted by Mercer County VFW Post 1571.
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  • James L. McChesney, 65, of Aledo, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg. Family and friends will meet at Fippinger Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 to process to National Cemetery on Arsenal Island for a Noon graveside service to be conducted by Mercer County VFW Post 1571. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Fippinger’s. A memorial fund will be established and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
     
    He was born Sept. 12, 1948 in Burlington, Iowa to Raymond and Eleanor Griggs McChesney. James graduated from Aledo High School in 1966. On Oct. 18, 1978, he was united in marriage to Kathleen Harmon in Las Vegas, Nev.
     
    James was employed in the parts department for Harney Morgan Chevy/Olds, Lohse Automotive Company and Henderson Ford for many years. He and Kathy owned and operated Main Street Inn for two years.
     
    He was a member of Mercer County VFW Post 1571 and former member of the Aledo Jaycees. He enjoyed playing cards and vintage automobiles.
     
    Survivors include his wife, Kathy; two daughters, Teresa (Leo) Henderson of Aledo; Sue (Keith) Anderson of Dewitt, Iowa; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy (Jerry) Whitmire of Millersburg; Mary (Don) Farren of Tipton, Iowa; several nieces and nephews.
     
    His parents preceded him in death.
     
     

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