Former Sheriff and State Senator, George Shadid was laid to rest today.
The funeral procession of former state Sen. George Shadid made its way through Peoria towards Resurrection Cemetery Wednesday during the noon hour.
The funeral was held at St. Sharbel Catholic Church in Peoria. The former Democrat State Senator served in the Illinois senate for 13 years. He was buried at Resurrection Cemetery. Shadid died of natural causes - he was 88 years old.