Kermit “Skip” Longley, 59, of Woodlawn, died 5:16 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.
He was born Monday, Sept. 20, 1954, in Park Forest, the son of Kermit and Nina (Rumsey) Longley.
Skip was a supervisor at Continental Tire Corporation of Mt. Vernon.
He is survived by special friend and companion, Viola Shaw of Woodlawn; two sons, Jess Longley and wife Ralyn of Mt. Vernon and Josh Cripps of Mt. Vernon; daughter, Jamie Rizzo of Woodlawn; and two sisters, Susan Longley of Chicago and Judy Longley of Detroit.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Jake Andrew Longley.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
In honor of his wishes, Mr. Longley will be cremated following the visitation and there will be no funeral service.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project 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.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.