No services are planned

Mason “Mace” M. Reardon, 89, of Peoria, Ill., passed away Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at Lutheran Hillside Village Senior Living Center.

He was born Jan. 6, 1928, in Plato, son of James and Gladys Anderson Reardon. He and Arlene Brown were married May 16, 1948, in Van Buren.

He graduated from Licking High School and served two years in the Navy. He owned and operated a four-chair barber shop for 50 years. He retired train and show American Saddlebreds, Arabians, Hackneys and Welsh ponies. He donated many trophies to the Handicap Riding School in East Peoria, Ill.

He was a member of Dayton Avenue Baptist Church and Grandview Lodge of Peoria Heights.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bruce; and two sisters, Nel Keeney and Geraldine Matters.

Survivors include his wife, Arlene; two sons, Richard Reardon of Libertyville, Ill., and Dr. Bradley Reardon of Sycamore, Ill.; a sister, Novella Arms; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were private under the direction of Clary Funeral Home, Peoria, Ill.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Hillside Village, Apostolic Christian Skylines or to Parkinson’s disease Foundation.

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