August 31, 2018 at 2:45pm

BrohardMemorial for James Brohard ’69

DECATUR -- James E. Brohard, 87, of Decatur, IL died August 1, 2018 at Generation at McKinley Place.

James was born June 1, 1931 in Decatur, IL, the son of James Omer and Genta Eva (Freels) Brohard. James was a lifetime railroad employee serving the Norfolk Southern Railway for many years. He was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was a member of the Forsyth United Methodist Church and Stephen Decatur Masonic Lodge #979 A.F & A.M.

Surviving are his children, James Brohard (Margie) of Plano, TX, Dr. Stacey Brohard (Pamela) of Decatur, IL, Gary Brohard (Diane) of Anniston, Alabama; brother, Westin Brohard (Jo Ann) of Forsyth, IL; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents.

Private funeral services will be held at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home. Burial will be at Macon County Memorial Park. The Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of James. Condolences may be left to his family at

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