Phillip Crawford Gormley, 89, Amherst Junction, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nelsonville Lutheran Church in Nelsonville, with the Rev. Dwight Anderson officiating.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the service.
Voie Funeral Home of Iola assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.voiefuneralhome.com.
Mr. Gormley was born Sept. 1, 1922, in Genoa, Ill., a son of the late Louis V. and Laura R. (Crawford) Gormley.
He was married to Shirley Olsen on Sept. 21, 1974, in Genoa, Ill.
He retired as a major from the U.S. Air Force after 28 years of service. He served as a flight instructor and squadron commander.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Tammy (Sam) Cavarretta, Carbondale, Ill., Carol (Albert) Ryczek, Amherst, and Sandy (Con) Deering, Vernon Hills, Ill; one sister, Jean Merritt, Surprise, Ariz.; and four grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Tom; and one sister, Betty Ollmann.