Deer Creek - Michael L. Baynard, 64, of Deer Creek, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018, at OSF Richard Owens Hospice in Peoria.
Michael was born Feb. 14, 1954, in Salma, Ala., to Donald and Frances (Skinner) Baynard. He married Lisa Graves on Oct. 16, 1982, in San Antonio, Texas.
Surviving are his wife, Lisa K. Baynard of Deer Creek; one son, Zachary (Monique) Baynard of Deer Creek; two grandsons, Bryan Baynard of Macomb and Weston Baynard of Deer Creek; one brother, Patrick Baynard of Marysville, Calif.; one sister-in-law, Sarah Schneider and one brother-in-law, Stephen Graves, both of San Antonio, Texas.
Michael was preceded in death by one son, Brandon and his parents.
Michael was a United States Air Force veteran having served during Vietnam.
Michael was president of Mathis-Kelley Construction Supply in Morton; having retired in January 2016.
He was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Morton, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018, with Pastor Jeff Anderson officiating.
Memorials may be made to Center for Prevention of Abuse, 720 W. Joan Ct., Peoria, IL 61614.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arragements.
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