Obituaries 

 

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Herbert Eugene Davis

George Dewaine Clayton

Karen E. Beghtol

Barbara J. Huntley

Peggy Young

 

 

IN MEMORY OF

Herbert Eugene Davis
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Herbert Eugene Davis, 92, of Rushville, IL passed away at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Rushville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.  He was born on September 20, 1928 in Rushville, IL a son of the late Arthur & Louise Dosier Davis.  He married Polly Miller who preceded him in death.  He later married Pat Meis who also preceded him in death.  He is survived by (1) brother; Stanley Davis of Decatur, IL, a nephew, who he thought of as a son; David Thomas & wife Joni of Rushville, IL, (1) brother-in-law; Gary Thomas of Rushville, IL, numerous other nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by (1) daughter; Diane Davis, (3) sisters; Linda Thomas, Betty Freeman, Ina Willis.    He served in the U.S. Army as a medic during the Korean War.  He was a member of the Schuyler American Legion Post #4.  Gene was an avid outdoorsman.  He enjoyed deer hunting, coon hunting and fishing.  His favorite hobby was woodworking. Cremation has been accorded.  A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 4, 2021 at Good Hope Cemetery near Rushville with Rev. Bill Rucker officiating.  Inurnment will follow. Memorials may be given to Schuyler American Legion Post #4. 

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George Dewaine Clayton
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George Dewaine Clayton, 50, of Holmen WI, formerly of Camden, IL, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. He was born at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL on March 5, 1970 a son of Eugene & Rita (Kassing) Clayton.   He is survived by his wife, Lori; his daughters, Morgan and Taylor Clayton; his siblings; Carolyn (Jim) Chaney of Mt. Sterling, IL, Barbara Tolle (companion Rick Powell) of Camden, IL, Jerry (Becky) Clayton of Opelika, AL; Paul (Argentina) Clayton of San Pedro, Dom. Rep.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Dewaine graduated from Western IL University in Macomb, IL with a degree in Law Enforcement Administration.   He truly loved his career working with auto supply companies.  He was employed first at Arnold Motor Supply in Spencer, IA and later at United Auto Supply in La Crosse, WI.  Time with Dewaine was spent with smiles, laughs and jokes. He loved spending time with his family and friends along with 4-wheeler riding and deer hunting. Dewaine was also a fan of the Minnesota Vikings and the Iowa Hawkeyes.  However, his real passion was restoring antique tractors. Cremation has been accorded.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville, IL with Pastor Scott Skogen officiating.  Inurnment will follow in the Gray Cemetery near Camden, IL.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday.  Memorials may be given to Rushville/Industry FFA.

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Karen E. Beghtol
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Karen E. Beghtol, 76, of Rushville, IL passed away at 9:50 a.m. Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.  She was born on September 15, 1944 in Bainbridge Twp., Frederick, IL on the family farm. She was a daughter of the late Sam and Pansy Downs Gust.  She married her high school sweetheart, Steven Beghtol, on June 7, 1964 and they enjoyed 56 years together.  He survives along with: (1) daughter; Angie Prather (Scott) of Rushville, IL, (1) grandson; Jared Prather of Camden, IL, (1) granddaughter; Maggie Nelson (Tyler) of Warsaw, IL, (1) great grandson; Oliver Nelson of Warsaw, IL, (1) sister; Connie Jo Shaw of Frederick, IL, (3) nephews; Dan Shaw (Amy) of Rushville, IL, Jim Wheelhouse (Cheryl) of Rushville, IL, Bill Wheelhouse (Margie) of Springfield, IL, (1) niece; Missy Lawler and partner Wendy Cordier of San Diego, CA, several nieces & nephews.    She was preceded in death by (1) sister and brother-in-law; Wanda & Bob Wheelhouse, (1) sister; Patsy Logsdon, (2) nieces; Lisa & Vicky Logsdon, (1) nephew; Robert S. Wheelhouse, (1) great nephew Daniel Wheelhouse (1) brother-in-law; Donnie Shaw.  She graduated from Rushville High School with the class of 1962.  She attended Brown’s Business College graduating in 1964.  Karen was employed by the State of Illinois Department of Revenue as a supervisor until the birth of her daughter.  She then took on her favorite roll as a stay at home mom.  She also helped her husband with running The Emporium Shoe Store in Rushville, IL.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.  Karen enjoyed reading, her computer, going to the casino and family vacations..  She also enjoyed crocheting & quilting.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren & great grandson.  Cremation has been accorded.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Worthington Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Rushville Public Library or the Rushville First United Methodist Church.  

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Barbara J. Huntley
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Barbara J. Huntley, 74, of Loraine, IL, passed away at 3:12 a.m. Monday, April 19, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.  She was born on December 23, 1946 a daughter of the late Jack Nelson & Florence Agnes Roberts Bottorff.  She married Richard Huntley on December 5, 1970 in Rushville, IL.  He survives along with (1) daughter; Susan Huntley & Darrin Weishaar of Beardstown, IL, (3) grandchildren;  Kirstin Mayes & Terry, Anthony Baker, Matthew Baker & fiancée AshLeigh Wulf, (3) great grandchildren; Ella Mayes, MakynLeigh Baker, Alle Mayes, (2) brothers; Robert N. Bottorff, Steve E. Bottorff & Brenda.  She was a member of the Rushville First United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir.  She liked working outside in her yard and spending time enjoying nature while walking with her dog.  Barbara was a loving grandmother and great grandmother. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Stacy Tomich officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to the Rushville First United Methodist Church. 

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Peggy
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Peggy Young, 88, of Rushville, IL passed away at 9:58 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.  She was born on December 26, 1932 in Astoria, IL a daughter of the late Hartford & Melba Etter Curless.  She married Robert L. Young on February 14, 1976 at Rushville First Christian Church.  He survives along with (1) son; Dr. Rick Schisler & wife, Debra of Chandler, AZ, (1) grandchild; Jacqueline Lee Schisler of Chandler, AZ, (1) step-son; Robert Young, Jr. & wife, Viola, (1) step-daughter; Pam Watts & husband, Dennis, (1) sister; Norma Smith of Rushville, IL, (1) niece; Sue Boyd & husband Rick, of Rushville, IL.  She was preceded in death by (1) brother-in-law; Harold Smith.   She graduated from Rushville High School with the class of 1950. She was a secretary at the Rushville Grade School for many years. Peggy liked going to flea markets and had a passion for antiques.  She enjoyed spending her winters in Arizona with family. Her favorite thing to do was spending time with her granddaughter and going to Jackie’s performances and sporting events. A private funeral service will be held with Mr. David Haney officiating. Interment will be at Rushville City Cemetery. A memorial service to celebrate Peggy’s Life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to Culbertson Hospital Foundation.

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