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Sherman Wesley Taulbee, Sr

Sherman Wesley Taulbee, Sr., 63, of Bloomington, IL, formerly of Kenney, IL, passed away February 22, 2023 at 2:54 PM at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL.


No services are planned at this time.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL assisted the family with cremation rites.


Memorials may be directed to the Sherman Wesley Taulbee, Sr. Memorial Fund c/o Corine Taulbee.


Sherman was born March 27, 1959 in Champaign, IL the son of Elmer Taulbee, Sr. and Lora (Rudd) Taulbee. He married Corine Thompson on March 17, 1979.


Survivors include his wife Corine Taulbee, Bloomington, IL; children: Travis (Drew) Taulbee, Bloomington, IL; Jeneva (Stan) Jackiewicz, Clinton, IL; and Sherman Taulbee, Jr., Glendive, MT; 10 grandchildren: and brother, Elmer Taulbee, Jr., Myrtle Beach, SC.


He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Kathy Dalton and Wanda Hamilton; and daughter-in-law, Misty Taulbee.


Sherman worked for the City of Pontiac, IL and later at Big Daddy tire in Russell Springs, KY.  He loved camping, working on cars, and racing, especially watching his favorite NASCAR driver and cousin, Ricky Rudd. Sherman cherished each and every one of his grandchildren and loved all of his nieces and nephews.


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