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Carlton J. "Jim" Birrell

August 7, 1961 ~ February 12, 2017 (age 55)


Carlton James “Jim” Birrell, Jr., 55, of Silvis, passed away at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis on February 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Carlton James “Jim” Birrell Sr. and Kathleen Birrell. He is survived by his son, Erik Flores (Brandy), daughter, Danielle Birrell (Travis); sister, Sue Cabe (Drew); the love of his life, Lisa Potter; and six grandchildren, Kaleb, Rylee, Jeremy, Declan, Crystal, and Angelina; nephews, Ethan and Jacob Cabe. A Celebration of Life will be held at noon on Saturday, February 18 at the Moose Lodge, 4410-9th St., Rock Island. Jim enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his friends.  He was a avid Chicago Cubs fan. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan is assisting the family. All friends and family are encouraged and invited to attend to remember our dear father, brother, grandpa, best friend, and uncle. In lieu of flowers, love offerings can be left at the Celebration or online at

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 Service Information

Celebration of Life
February 18, 2017

12:00 PM
Moose Lodge
4410-9th St.
Rock Island, IL 61201

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