Harold T. Halford, 58 of Illinois City, IL, formerly of Texas died Monday, September 10, 2018 at home. Cremation has been accorded. Graveside services are 11:30 a.m. Monday, September 17, 2018 at National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal where graveside military services will be conducted. There is no visitation. Friends and family may meet in the parking lot of TGI Fridays prior to services. Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo is in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund will be established. Online condolences may be left at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
He was born September 17, 1959 in Natchez, MS to Hiram and Laverne Havard Halford.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1977 to 1980.
Harold enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with family, including nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Survivors include two brothers: Michael (Judy) Halford of Illinois City, IL; Edwin (Linda) Halford of Temple, TX; two nephews: Scott and Robert Halford; several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.