Brion E. Northway, 35, of Mahomet, died at home on Saturday, March 26, 2022.
There will be a visitation on Wednesday, April 6 from 10-12 at Blair-Owens Funeral Home, 102 E. Dunbar, Mahomet. Military rites will be accorded at 12 noon.
Brion was born on May 24, 1986 in Tuscola, the youngest son of Ray and Cate (Conner) Northway. He was preceded in death by his father.
Brion was a proud US Army veteran. He honorably served as a gunner in the infantry for 3 years, which included a tour in Afghanistan, where he earned several medals including the Combat Infantryman’s Badge.
He is survived by his mother, Cate; his daughter, Alexis (and her mother, Crystal Smith); his brothers and their families, Thomas and Karissa Northway, along with their daughter, Kamaria and Jeff and Jamie Brumfield, along with their 6 children; 3 uncles, Mike (Martha) Conner, Clarence Conner and Bernie (Denise) Conner; as well as many friends and Army buddies that he was very close to over the years.
Brion could usually be found with his friends either fishing, camping or kayaking. He also loved to travel and took several memorable trips with his daughter, Alexis. His family will always remember his adventurous spirit and willingness to try new things.