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Theodore Surratt | 81 | Pittsfield

Theodore Surratt, age 81, of Pittsfield, IL died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 at White Hall Nursing Center in White Hall, IL.
He was born Jan. 31, 1941 in Morgan County, IL son of the late William and Elizabeth Spears Surratt.
He married Sandra J. Quiller on March 31, 1963 in Pittsfield, IL and she preceded him in death on June 20, 2011.
Surviving is one son, Randall S. (wife, Tanya) Surratt of Paola, KS; one granddaughter, Noelle of Paola, KS; two great-grandchildren, Josephine and Asher; one brother, Herschel Surratt (Bernice) of Chapin, IL.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; three brothers, William Jr., Richard, and Sherwood and their wives.
He was a 1959 graduate of Chapin High School in Chapin, IL.  Theodore drove a truck for over forty years for Surratt Truck Service.  He was a member of New Song Ministries in Bluffs, IL. where he was very active. He loved watching westerns on TV.  Theodore was a lifelong Cubs fan and attended his first Cubs game at Wrigley Field in 2018.  He was also a dog lover and loved camping and was a member of the Starlight Campers. He was a huge Elvis fan.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Pittsfield, IL. Burial was at Pittsfield West Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Judes or Disabled American Veterans both c/o Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, Box 518, Pittsfield, IL 62363. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

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