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“I think of you everyday boo oh, I miss you and I love you always and forever ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Dorothy Park - Friend

“Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name: Thy kingdom come: Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Missy

“still cant believe this is real, sometimes i get my phone out and try to call you . i miss you ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: nick hartwick - springfield, IL

“You are missed:) ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Valeri - Jacksonville, IL

“Here it is Jan 10, a new year n it not here to start it good with me. I can't put into words how heart misses you. If only I knew n could...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Dorothy - Springfield, IL

“Chad i can't believe you're gone there isn't a minute in the day that goes by that i dont think of you i will always cherish all the good times we...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: sherry smith - Springfield, IL

“Rest In Peace my friend......gone way too soon. Praying for peace and comfort for your family. ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Dawn Seaman - Orlando, FL

“My deepest condolences to you Nick I loved your dad he and I had good times as kids! ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: sherry wood - hannibal, MO

“I regret not seeing u since I have been home. Always thought there would be time. I will love you and hold you in my heart forever. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Renea Berndt - Springfield, IL

“Was a great friend ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: valeri spears

“RIP <3 ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Aunt Lori - IL

“Rest in peace in God's presence. ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Charla Bryant - springfield, IL

“Ill miss ya Chad my friend ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Rebecca jackson - Springfield, IL

“Rest in Peace Chad ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Tracey Dees

“Nick. I am so sorry to hear about your fathers passing. Please know that I am keeping you and all your family in my prayers. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Jennifer Carmody Bartlett - IL

“Nick & Missy, I'm so very sorry for your loss. My heart is with you both. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Christina - Springfield, IL

“So sorry to hear of your loss. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Jack &Glenna Lyons - Petersburg, IL

“Chad, It was nice to spend the time we did together and in the way that was useful to others, you will be thought of and missed, and rememberd as...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Randy Lewis - springfield, IL

“Love you so.much and always will, forever in my heart. My boo always!!! ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Dorothy Alton - Springfield, IL

“I laughed with you more then most. We endured a lot and were close friends from day one. I will truely miss you Chadley. Til we meet again buddy... ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Crystal Park - springfield, IL

Chad A. Hartwick, 48, of Springfield, died at 7:32 a.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at his home.

Chad was born March 18, 1966, the son of Francis and Sophia Jayne Price Hartwick.

Chad attended Southeast High School and studied at MTI in the technical welding program. He most recently owned and operated Capital City Drywall. He was previously employed with Schneider International, Overland, and Crouse Carthage Company. Chad enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson, spending time with his son and dog, sketching, drawing, and reading.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Rita Daulton.

He is survived by his son, Nicholas J. Hartwick of Springfield; his Pug dog, Cubbie; brother, Christopher (wife, Tonia) Hartwick of Jacksonville; step-mother, Evelyn Hartwick of Beardstown; step-brothers, Christopher (wife, Sherri) Meadows of Quincy, Lance Meadows of Normal, and Damon (Tamara) Meadows of Marshalltown, IA; and several aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

Graveside ceremony will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery, 4688 Old Route 36.

Nicholas will host a Celebration of Life from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the VFW, 2349 Stockyard Rd., Springfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family at the Celebration of Life.