Ernest A. Timberlake

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Died: May 7, 2013
CREVE COEUR ~ Ernest A. Timberlake, 85, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at his home.;Born July 30, 1927 in Carthage to Virgil and Mary (Fecht) Timberlake, he married Jeanne Marcille on January 27, 1951 in Peoria. She survives.;Also surviving are one son, Greg (Linda) Timberlake of Creve Coeur, one daughter, Marianne (Michael) Moll of Morton, four grandchildren, Bryan Timberlake and Connie Timberlake, both of Creve Coeur, Jason Moll of Eureka, California and Erin Moll of Paris, France, three great-grandchildren, Cara, Danielle and Ethan Timberlake, all of Creve Coeur, one sister-in-law, Merline Timberlake of Palm Harbor, Florida, and his niece, D’Ann Timberlake of Palm Harbor, Florida.;He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lowell.;Ernest was of the Catholic faith.;He had worked as a machinist at Taylor Machine & Manufacturing in East Peoria for over thirty years, retiring in 1989. It later became Boley Manufacturing.;Ernest was a lifetime member of the “Good Sam Camping Club”. He loved camping, traveling and spending the winters in Florida. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and following Jeff Gordon. He especially cherished time spent with his family.;His visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. His funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria. Additional visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the Mass Saturday at the mausoleum.;Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Midwest Affiliate, 4722 N. Sheridan Rd. Peoria, IL 61614.;To express condolences online, visit

Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

405 Rusche St
Creve Coeur, IL
Phone: (309) 694-3322