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Tolly "Jim" Goldsmith, Jr

March 9, 1951 ~ November 15, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Tolly "Jim" Goldsmith, Jr Obituary

Tolly “Jim” Goldsmith, Jr, 72, of Nokomis passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at Pana Health and Rehab in Pana, Illinois.

A visitation for Mr. Goldsmith will be held from 9 to 11 AM, Monday, November 20, 2023.  Funeral services will be immediately following at Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home in Nokomis.  A burial will follow in Nokomis Cemetery.  Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Goldsmith was born March 9, 1951, the son of Tolliver “Tolly” and Helen “Thelma” (Shelton) Goldsmith in Pana.  He graduated from Pana High School with the Class of 1970.  He and Dawn Presnell were married on June 11, 1988, at St. Mark’s Church and had been married for 35 years. 

Jim spent most of his life in rural Oconee, helping on the family farm.  He moved to Nokomis in 1984 and went to work for Oconee Grain Company before retiring in 2017. 

Mr. Goldsmith is survived by his wife, Dawn; brothers:  Harry (Janet) Goldsmith of Madisonville, TX, Larry (Joan) Goldsmith of Taylorville; sisters, Joyce Gulley of Pana, Linda (Terry) Hinton of Witt, Wilma Graden of Nokomis; in-laws, Paula and Twila Presnell of Wenonah; brothers-in-law Greg (Jennifer) Presnell of Nokomis, Brent (Rhonda) Presnell of Wenonah, Jeff Presnell of Coalton and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Tolly and Thelma Goldsmith; grandparents, Thomas T. Goldsmith, O.J. and Bertha (Meier) Barringer, Thomas W. Shelton, Robert Drew, Albert and Ruth (Powis) Black; sister-in-law, Elsie (Bell) Goldsmith; brothers-in-law, Raymond Gulley and James Graden.

Memorials are suggested to the Family of Tolly “Jim” Goldsmith (checks payable to Dawn Goldsmith).

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November 20, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home- Nokomis Location
200 East State St.
Nokomis, Illinois 62075

Funeral Service
November 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home- Nokomis Location
200 East State St.
Nokomis, Illinois 62075

Interment following funeral service
November 20, 2023

Nokomis Cemetery


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