Mt. Vernon Register-News

April 10, 2013

Shawn Willard

The Register-News

---- — Shawn William Willard, 30, of Mt. Vernon, died 6:23 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Mt. Vernon.

He was born Wednesday, April 6, 1983, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Rodney and Beverly (McGehee) Willard.

Shawn worked as an inspector for Mt. Vernon Mold.

He is survived by his mother, Beverly Willard of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Christopher Willard of Mt. Vernon and Ricky Pate of Mt. Vernon; grandfather, Homer McGehee of Mt. Vernon; uncle, Ronald McGehee of Belle Rive; and aunt, Delores Taylor of Mt. Vernon.

He was preceded in death by his father; his grandmother, Carthel McGehee; and Grandma and Grandpa Willard.

In honor of Shawn’s wishes, no public services will be held.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Willard Family (please make checks payable to Beverly Willard) 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 for further information and to send condolences.