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Emmett "Doc" Cundiff

Emmett “Doc” Cundiff 91, of Clinton, IL passed away 10:40 PM February 25, 2024 at Sullivan Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Sullivan, IL.

Graveside services will be 11 AM February 29, 2024 at Willmore Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating and Military Honors. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements and requests casual attire. 

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Moultrie County Beacon, Sullivan, IL where Christopher resides.

Doc was born February 28, 1932 in Wapella, IL the son of Austin Iva and Selma M. (Whalen) Cundiff. He married Doris J. Menapace February 4, 1953 in Wapella, IL. She passed away January 30, 2018.

Survivors include his children, Emmy Daniels, Clinton, IL; Carol (Allen) Cripe, Mooresburg, TN; Christopher Scott Cundiff, Sullivan, IL; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

Doc was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Donna Hicks, one sister, and 6 brothers. 

Doc served his country in the United States Army. Doc and his wife, Doris owned and operated Cundiff’s Carpet Service, Clinton, IL for 57 years. He loved to go auctioning with Bernard and Ellie Sullivan. 

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