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Joseph "Joe" Nevitt

November 15, 1960 ~ July 12, 2021 (age 60)


Joseph “Joe” Nevitt, 60, of Urbana, formerly of Peoria passed away at 9:09 PM on Monday, July 12, 2021 at his residence.

Joe was born November 15, 1960 in Peoria, Illinois the son of Herbert and Dora (Nyari) Nevitt. He married Christine Beckmann on January 19, 1980 in Peoria, Illinois.

He is survived by his wife, Christine, son- Jared(Kristy)Nevitt of Danville; 3 grandchildren- Savannah, Taylor and Kiyah; brother- Steve (Carolyn)Nevitt of Oxford, Mississippi, sisters- Beverly (Steve) Hoffman  of Peoria and Tracey (Mike) Bingham of Metamora, brother in law Denny Beckmann of Peoria, brother in law Douglas (Maggie) Beckmann of Mahomet and sister in law Wendy Beckmann of Peoria.

In 1981 the family moved to Texas where Joe was an avid fisherman and spent many hours fishing on Lake Georgetown. After relocating back to Illinois, he enjoyed home remodeling projects, woodworking, playing golf with his wife, watching the Chicago Cubs and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 4-7:00 PM on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S Philo Road, Urbana, Illinois 61802. Memorials may be made to Champaign County Humane Society. Condolences may be sent to

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July 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Renner - Wikoff Chapel (Philo Road, Urbana, Illinois)

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