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Travis "Taz" Jaylee Bynum

September 17, 1976 ~ September 3, 2021 (age 44)


Travis “Taz” Jaylee Bynum, 44, of Champaign, IL passed away at 11:39 a.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021 in Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL from complications due to cancer. 

Travis was born on September 17, 1976, in Coles County, the son of Frank and Sherry (McQueen) Pieper.  Taz and Nicole Fugate were married on June 24, 2001 in Gays.  Over the years, Travis could be counted on to be there helping and amusing friends and family.  He will be missed for his generosity and love for all of his family and friends.  Travis was an avid Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan. 

He is survived by his four children:  Victoria and Arielle Bynum of Champaign, Dylan Bynum of Mattoon and September Gonzalez (Enrique) of Urbana; three grandchildren:  Bently Bynum of Colorado Springs, CO and Ignacio and Adriel Gonzalez of Urbana; two sisters:  Kim White (Mike) of Neoga and Stacy Bynum Huss (Scott Young) of Seymour; uncles:  James McQueen (Cristy) of Mattoon, Steve Pieper (Leiann) of St. Charles and  Don Pieper (Claudia) of Port Hadlock, WA; aunts:  Beth Pieper of Ellisville, MO and Cheryl Pieper Wick of Sheboygan, WI, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and special friend, Autumn Brown.  

Travis was preceded in death by his father, Roy Bynum; grandparents:  Jearld and Goldie McQueen and Joyce Pieper; six aunts and uncles. 

Visitation will be from 12:00-1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor followed by graveside services in Sand Creek Cemetery in rural Windsor.  Memorials may be made to the family and mailed to Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home, 207 N. Oak, Windsor, IL 61957.  Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor is assisting the family. 

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September 10, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home
207 North Oak
Windsor, IL 61957

Graveside Service
September 10, 2021

1:15 PM
Sand Creek Cemetery
1750 N
Windsor, IL 61957


To the Family
207 North Oak, Windsor IL 61957

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