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Floyd Giacomo

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Floyd Giacomo, age 80, of Elkton, IL, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 9:47 a.m. in his home surrounded by his family.

Floyd was born on September 5, 1936 in Pinckneyville, IL, a son to Charlie and Mae (Coates) Giacomo. On June 3, 1974, he married Launa Kay Zacheis and she survives. He had worked with Labor Local 459 and was a member of Oakdale Baptist Church, Oakdale, IL. Floyd enjoyed hunting and metal detecting but his greatest joy was spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Launa Giacomo; four sons, Paul (Dana) Rice, Josh (Stacey) Giacomo, Caleb Giacomo (Danielle Valentine) and Charlie (Trista) Giacomo; three daughters, Alice Davis, Melody (Tim) Schaeffer and Jenny (Bob) Etling; four brothers, Ted Giacomo, Pete Giacomo, Jim (Janet) Giacomo and Butch (Susie) Giacomo; four sisters, Rose Lawless, Mary Schaefer, Vera Reese and Betty Aaron; twenty-one grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Deborah Giacomo; a son-in-law, Carl Davis; a brother, Eule Giacomo; and a sister, Elizabeth Giacomo.

Funeral services were held at Oakdale Baptist Church, Oakdale, IL on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Brother Roger Long and Brother Fred Pringle officiating. Interment was in Elkton Cemetery, Elkton, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to Oakdale Baptist Church, Oakdale Grade School, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or Colon Cancer Alliance.

Pyatt Funeral Home, Oakdale, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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