He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Betty Was and Jean Mallett.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Merle Fullerton officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Chapter 9233 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.