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BARTONVILLE ~ Shawn Conrad Polston, 48, of Bartonville, passed away at 12:51 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2018 at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago.

Born July 26, 1969 in Peoria to Connie Dee and Carol Ann (Moore) Polston, he married Trisha Sue Hull on October 28, 2015 in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Surviving are his wife, Trisha Polston of Bartonville; mother, Carol Polston of Bay View Gardens; two brothers, Travis Polston of East Peoria and Aaron Polston of Peoria; and one sister, Dawn Parks of Bartonville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Connie Polston; one son, Jacob Polston; and one infant sister, Mary Lynn Polston.

Shawn worked in the family business, A-1 Auto Parts in Peoria for many years.

Shawn always believed in living life to the fullest and in the company of others willing to do the same. Through the years he sang in many local bands. He also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, 4-wheeling, playing golf, and watching sports.  Shawn will be remembered as being the funny guy who was making sure you were having a good time, but most importantly the guy who was always there for his family and friends.   

A service celebrating Shawn’s life will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Visitation will be from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, 311 West John H. Gwynn Jr. Avenue, Peoria, IL 61605 or to OSF Charities, 800 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603.

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