Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

January 7, 2013

Jim Donoho

MT. VERNON — — James “Jim” P. Donoho, 62, of Mt. Vernon, died 1:37 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.

He was born Saturday, Nov. 25, 1950, in Mt. Vernon, son of Kenneth P. and Wilma “Billie” Jane (Pasley) Donoho.

Jim was a Vietnam veteran with the first Squadron tenth Calvary United States Buffalo soldiers. He was instrumental in the establishment of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9233 where he served as Quartermaster Adjutant and Commander. He continued to be active in the post until his death. Jim also helped with the Veterans Memorial at the city park. He worked the Alaskan Pipeline and served as deputy with the Jefferson County Sheriff Department. He also was a supervisor for defenders at General Tire and managed restaurants, including Bob Evans. He enjoyed bow and arrow hunting, fishing, going to auctions and collecting model cars and trucks. He loved his family and took great pride in family traditions and gatherings. He was a strong Christian man and had a place in his heart for anyone in need, doing what he could to  help them. He will be greatly missed by his family and those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by two sons, Jared Sellers of Mt. Carmel and Eric Sellers of Mt. Carmel; two grandchildren, Ethan and Evie Sellers of Mt. Carmel; two sisters, Brenda Denham and husband Don of El Paso, Texas and Tamora “Tammy” Donoho of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, David Donoho of Clarkville, Tenn. and Terry Donoho of Paducah, Ky.; two aunts, Norma L. Riley of Mt. Vernon and Clara Donoho of Mt. Vernon; uncle, John Donoho, Jr. and wife Lora of Ohio; five nephews; one niece; two great-nephews; and one great-niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Pearl and Stewart Bean and John and Clara Donoho; two uncles, Orville Donoho and Charles “Chuck” Riley; cousin, Roger Riley; and great-niece, Taylor Travis.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Melvin “Buck” Larson officiating. Interment will be at Wolf Prairie Cemetery in Jefferson County. Members of the American Legion Post 141 will conduct full military honors at the cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Wolf Prairie Cemetery, VFW Post 9233 or the American Legion Post 141 and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P. O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.

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