In loving memory of

George Ellis DeVaull, Jr.
November 8, 1933 - November 11, 2021

George Ellis DeVaull, Jr., age 88, of Quincy, died Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 5:09 am in Blessing Hospital.

George was born November 8, 1933 in Detroit, MI, the son of George Ellis DeVaull, Sr. and Sara Rebecca Quincy. He married Angeline Vannello on December 29, 1956 in Cleveland, OH. She survives.

George was a 1951 graduate of Mentor High School, Ohio and a 1955 graduate of Case Western Reserve with a degree in Economics. He served as a Captain in the United States Air Force and was also a pilot instructor. Following his transfer to Quincy in 1971 with Central Soya, George owned and operated D.H. Rouse Company. George was a member of the Church of St. Peter where he belonged to the Men's Club, was a lifetime member of the Quincy Rotary Club, was a past member of Spring Lake Country Club where he was an avid golfer, and belonged to the Illinois Lincolnland WBCCI Airstream Club. He and Ange traveled to all 49 continental United States in their Airstream. In addition to being an avid hunter, he especially enjoyed holidays and frequent visits and vacations with his immediate family.

In addition to his wife Ange, George is survived by three children Michelle DeVaull Pinkerton and her husband Lee of Naperville, IL, George Ellis DeVaull III and his wife Mary Ayers of Katy, TX., and Jacquelyn DeVaull Olgeaty and her husband, Scott of Beavercreek, OH, eight grandchildren, Lauren (Zach) Belford, Daniel and David Pinkerton, George IV, Michael and David DeVaull, and Kellie and Tyler Olgeaty.

George was preceded in death by his parents.

Private Graveside Service will be held at Mentor Memorial Cemetery in Mentor, Ohio. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Quincy, Illinois.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, The Church of St Peter (Quincy, IL) or a charity of the donor's choice. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Keith Frank wrote on Nov 11, 2021:

"George was a really nice guy and he leaves a great legacy in his 3 children, who are all wonderful people! May he rest in peace. "