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Daren Wayne Gawthorp

Daren Wayne Gawthorp, 51, of Bloomington, Illinois, formerly of Farmer City, Illinois, passed away at 9:40 A.M. Monday, December 24, 2018, at his residence.


A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City with Pastor Bryan Phillips officiating. There will be no visitation. Entombment will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Champaign, Illinois. 


Memorials may be made to Chestnut Health Systems, 1003 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Bloomington, Illinois, 61701.


Daren was born January 21, 1967, in Bloomington, Illinois, a son of Leonard W. & Elizabeth DeVault Gawthorp.


Daren is survived by his parents, Leonard & Elizabeth Gawthorp of Mahomet, Illinois; son, Daren Wayne Gawthorp Jr. of Clinton, Illinois; daughter, Magan (Cody) Swanzy of Silverdale, Washington; sister, Leanna (Brent) Helmuth of Mahomet, Illinois. 


He was preceded in death by his brother, Jesse Gawthorp and maternal & paternal grandparents.


Daren was a retired truck driver.