James G. Rector, 64, of Mt. Vernon, died 4:48 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
In honor of his wishes, he will be cremated and a private burial of ashes will be conducted at a later date.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter 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.