Taylorville Obits

Gary Joe Slovick

Gary Joe Slovick, 67 of Taylorville passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at his residence in Taylorville. He was born in Salem, IL, the son of Joe J Slovick and Connie J (Ward) Hoelscher. He married Carol Bergschneider on July 2, 2016, in Taylorville, IL. He retired from the Christian County Sheriff’s office where he worked as a Sheriff’s Deputy. He also worked as an officer for various other departments. Gary loved hunting, riding his motorcycle, John Deere, and going to the diner to grab a cup of coffee while socializing with friends, and loved spending time with his family.

Gary is survived by his Wife, Carol Slovick; Daughter, Valerie Lawhorn of Mattoon, IL; Sons, Wade Slovick of Taylorville, IL and Trevor Slovick of Carbondale, IL; Step Daughters, Malorie Bergschneider of Taylorville, IL and Brieanne (Breydon) Brown of Taylorville, IL; Step Son, Brad Bergschneider of Taylorville, IL and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sandra Krueger.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Sutton Memorial Home to assist the family with expenses.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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