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Steven Gorham

Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 9:29 a.m. CDT

Mr. Steven Gorham, 59, of Morris, Ill., passed away in his home, with his family at his bedside, Monday, May 6, 2013.

Born Dec. 8, 1953, in Morris, Ill.,, he was the son of the late Lucius and Ruth (Bannon) Gorham. Steven was raised on the family farm and attended local schools, graduating from Morris High School with the Class of 1972.

On Feb. 16, 1985, Steven married Tracey Thetard of Morris.

He enjoyed farming and living on the family farm. Steven was also an instrument tech at Mobil Oil. He was a pilot and enjoyed flying and riding his Harley. He enjoyed his dogs. Aside from his work and hobbies, Steven loved his family most of all.

Surviving is his wife, Tracey, and their two children, Sara and Samuel, both students at Illinois State University; one sister, Karen Hibyan of Maine; one nephew, Mark Hibyan; one niece, Jill Hibyan; and one greatnephew, Oliver.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, May 8, at the U.C. Davis-Callahan and Sons Funeral Home, 301 West Washington Street, Morris. Private funeral services will be held at 10:30 Thursday at the funeral home, with Pastor Roy Backus officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Steven’s family for Sara’s and Samuel’s education fund.

Online condolences can extended to the family at www.ucdavisandsons.com.

U.C. Davis-Callahan and Sons Funeral Home, Morris, is in charge of arrangements. For additional information, call (815) 942-0084.

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