Joe H. Scrivner, 88, of Mt. Vernon, died 1:09 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at his home in Mt. Vernon.
He was born Sunday, Dec. 7, 1924, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Homer and Mary (Allen) Scrivner. He married Marie Lippert on July 20, 1947, at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 6, 2013.
Joe was employed at General Electric and McDonnell-Douglas Aviation as an electrical engineer. Joe was also self employed in several area companies, including Bee Line Steel, S and M Manufacturing and the Scrivner Company Case Tractor Dealership in Dix. Joe was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon, the United Methodist Men, the Mt. Vernon Elks Lodge 819, the U.S. Coast Guard Power Squardron Admiral, Mt. Vernon Masonic Lodge 31 AF and AM, the Ainad Shrine Temple of East St. Louis and the Jefferson County Shrine Club.
He is survived by two sons, Mark Scrivner of Mt. Vernon and Scott Scrivner and partner Robert Kerson of Myrtle Beach, Fla.; and brother, Roy Scrivner and wife Louise of Decatur.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Victor Long officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Angels on Assignment or Shriners Hospitals for Children 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 www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.