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Steven A. Eastburn, 68, of Urbana and formerly of Watseka

Steven A. Eastburn, 68, of Urbana and formerly of Watseka passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was born on December 21, 1953 in Watseka, the son of Lowell and Mary (Miller) Eastburn.

Surviving are two sisters, Laura (Donald) Tipton of Watseka and Diana (Phillip) Walker of Parrish, FL; four nieces, Sarah Babinski, Angela Marcier, Courtney Walker and Whitney Samson; and his girlfriend, Lisa Hensley.

Steve was a self-employed truck driver for many years and was a licensed pilot who enjoyed flying. He was a member of the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Historical Society, Monticello Railway Museum, Vintage Aircraft Association, and Spirit of Aviation EAA Chapter 29 in Champaign. Steve was a train enthusiast as well as C & EI collector. He was a very caring person who will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the 12:00 noon funeral on Friday January 14, 2022 at Cornerstone Church in Woodland.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon on Friday at Cornerstone Church with Pastor Jerry Parker officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2:30pm on Friday at Iroquois Memorial Park in Watseka.

Memorials may be made to Watseka Depot or donor’s choice.

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