Daryl Lee Elis, 48, of Macomb, IL passed away at 5:13 PM Friday March 10, 2017 at his residence. He was born August 7, 1968 in Macomb, IL to M. Keith and Margaret (Alexander) Elis.
He is survived by his mother Margaret Elis and his grandmother Marjory E. Alexander.
He was preceded in death by his father, Uncle David Elis and Aunt Kathryn Ward.
Daryl graduated from Industry High School in 1986. He then attended Spoon River College in Macomb before graduating from Western Illinois University in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness. In 1994 Daryl started Lee Crop Care which he owned and operated for the past 23 years. He enjoyed collecting farm toys and had passion for photography. Daryl had a special relationship with his mother and grandmother; he enjoyed helping and giving back to the two women that raised him.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday March 16, 2017 at the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home where visitation will be Wednesday March 15, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Reverend Claudia McCain will officiate. Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the family of Daryl Lee Elis or the Donor’s Choice. Please sign the guestbook and leave condolences at www.dodsworthfh.com