Chad Eugene “Pookow” Overlin, 37 of Decatur died Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Springfield Memorial Medical Center
from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Funeral service will be 12:00 noon Monday June 19, 2017 with visitation two hours before at First General Baptist
Church (2825 S. Baltimore Avenue, Decatur, Illinois). Pastor Randall Garrett will officiate. Burial will follow at
Mount Gilead Cemetery with procession led by “Remembering the Ride Motorcycle” by Tanzyus-Logan Funeral
Service and Care. Memorials may be made to the family or the donor’s choice.
Chad was born in February of 1980 in Decatur son of Victor L. Overlin and Deanna Huffaker. He attended schools in
Macon and Mt. Zion, Illinois. Chad worked for HTH Contracting Services. Chad’s loves in life were his daughter
Libby and his family. He also loved the color Red, and anything that had an engine in or on it. Attendees are
encouraged to wear something red to the service.
Surviving are his daughter, Libby Fisher, his parents, brothers, Victor Lee Overlin, Anthony Shane Overlin, Casey
Overlin, Dylan Clark, step-mother, Denise Roberts, nieces, Kirsten Anderson, Kaitlin Overlin, nephews, Victor Trey
Overlin, Tyler Overlin, Jaxon Overlin many aunts, uncles and cousins, special companion Jamie Justice and
grandfather Merritt Overlin.
He was preceded in death by his loving grandmother and special friend, Ruth Elaine Brozio; grandfather, Don
Brozio; grandparents, Gene and Janet Huffaker.