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Carl K. Hazelwood

August 1, 1929 ~ July 24, 2018 (age 88)

Carl K. Hazelwood, 88, of Washington, IL passed away at 4:07pm, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born August 1, 1929, in Greers Ferry, AR the son of Hugh E. and Mae Dunn Hazelwood. He married Virginia D Crafton on April 15, 1950 in Heber Springs, AR. She passed away on October 4, 2015.  Also preceding him in death was one sister Retha Cothren.

Surviving are his children, Jerry and wife, Terri Hazelwood of Greers Ferry, AR, Linda Diane Levery of Jefferson City, MO, and Larry and wife, Dianna Hazelwood of Washington, IL; two grandchildren, Niki Aberle and Jamie McKean; three great-grandchildren, Kody, Jade, and Layla.  Also surviving are one brother Carrol Hazelwood and wife Betty of East Peoria and two sisters Bernice Bailey of East Peoria and Dorothy Hunt of Little Rock, AR.

Carl worked at Caterpillar Tractor Co. for 10 years. He then pursued his life-long dream of selling automobiles and later owned Hazelwood Auto Sales in Peoria for over 50 years. Carl was a devoted family man who loved wheeling and dealing his cars.

Cremation rites have been accorded.  A time to celebrate his life will be Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Meadow Valley Park West, George Jirjis Shelter from 6:00pm until sunset. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 614 W Glen Ave, Peoria, IL 61614.  To share memories and condolences with his family, visit

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