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Hearl S. Bacon

April 8, 1932 February 10, 2014
Hearl S. Bacon
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Hearl Bacon, 81, of Oak Park, died on February 10, 2014. Born in Concord, now Knoxville, Tennessee, he attended Concord Elementary School, Austin High School and served in the United States Army. After an honorable discharge, he completed a Bachelor degree from Knoxville College and a Master degreee from the University of Tennessee in History. After moving to Chicago, he began a career in education. He retired from the US Department of Education in 2006 where he had been employed as a Senior Institutional Review Specialist. He lived with his wife Jeanette (nee Anderson) of forty-eight years in Oak Park from 1974 until his death. Hearl Bacon was the beloved father of Alaina (Kermit) Johnson and Jason Bacon; adored grandfather of Alexander, Zachary, Gabriel and Karena; and the youngest son of the late Limon Sr. and Jeanette Bacon. Services will be celebrated in Knoxville, Tennessee. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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