Obituaries 

 

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Lily Sue Ingles

Tina Marie Winder

Roderick Allen Heaton

William Crawford

 

 

 

IN MEMORY OF
Rodney
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Rodney Reed Wright, 85, of Rushville, IL passed away at 4:38 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Illinois Veteran’s Home in Quincy, IL.  He was born on a houseboat near Knapp Island, in Mason County, IL on October 8, 1933.  He was a son of the late Theodore Reed & Thosey Ellen Smith Wright.  He married a Barbara McClure on March 31, 1956 at the Fourth Street Lutheran Church in Beardstown, IL.  She survives along with his son, Allen Wright and Jane of Rushville, IL, his daughter, Pam Proffitt of Springfield, IL, a foster son, who he befriended and mentored,  Randy Cromwell & Carolyn of Gilman, IL (2) grandchildren, Kari Franck & Kenneth, Tiffany Wetzel & Will, (2) great grandchildren, Andrew Franck, Ava Wetzel, (2) step-great grandchildren, Kenneth Franck & Jayden Franck, (1) brother, Ted Wright & Judy of Grand Junction, CO, (1) sister, Thursa May Edwards & David of Rushville, IL.  He was preceded in death by (3) brothers, Francis, Jack & Charlie Wright, (2) sisters, Faye E. Perry, Donna M. Smykal. Rodney was a US Army veteran of the Korean War.  He worked on tow boats for John H. Hays River Transport and later for Ruttman Construction in Upper Sandusky, OH.  He helped build the Oscar Mayer Plant and then went to work there.  He retired as a supervisor from Cargill Meat Solutions in 1995.  After retiring he floated down the Illinois River with his brothers Ted & Charlie and the following year with Charlie & friend Richard Stambaugh. He was a life-member of the Schuyler American Legion Post #4 and Voiture #1100 40 et 8, where he held a state office.  He was also Boy Scouts of America Scoutmaster for Troop 128 and a member of Rushville Church of Christ “Christian”.  He loved camping, fishing, hunting and going to Texas in the winter. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Triplett officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery with Military Honors by Schuyler American Legion Post #4 and an U.S. Army Honor Detail.  Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to Lamoine Christian Camp, 2760 E. County Road 1600, Tennessee, IL   62374  or 40 et 8 Nursing Scholarship, c/o Voiture Nationale, 250 E. 38th St., Indianapolis, IN   46205. 

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IN MEMORY OF
Lily
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Lily Sue Ingles, infant daughter of Kerry Joe & Misty Shaw Ingles passed away at 3:50 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born at 10:01 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital.  She is survived by her parents of Rushville, IL, (2) brothers, Gabriel Robertson, Rayden Ingles, (2) sisters, Emma Robertson, Presley Ingles all at home, paternal grandparents, Kerry & Mary Ingles of Rushville, IL, maternal grandmother, Sandra Shaw of Astoria, IL, paternal great grandmother, Mary Alice Lambert of Rushville, IL.  She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Gerald Shaw. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Fritz officiating.  Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery.   Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday.  Memorials may be given to her family.

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Tina
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Tina Marie Winder, 62, of Macomb, IL formerly of Ripley, IL passed away at 12:55 a.m. Thursday, October 4, 2018 in Countryview Care Center in Macomb, IL.  She was born on February 5, 1956 in Dixon, IL a daughter of the late Donald Frey, Sr. & Virginia Welsh.  She married Jimmy Wayne Winder on October 23, 1991 in Ripley, IL.  He preceded her in death on October 21, 2009.  She is survived by (1) daughter, Tamara Beasley of Ripley, IL, (1) son, Michael Yates of Ripley, IL, (3) grandchildren, Sara Schofield, Adam Ashbaker, Helen Pate, (4) great grandchildren, (1) brother, Donald L. Frey, Jr. of Mt. Morris, IL, (3) sisters, Debbie Hutton & Sandy Barton both  of Alton, IL, Katrisha Schultheis of Amboy, IL.   She was preceded in death by an infant son, David Yates, Jr. and a brother, Gerald Frey.  She was a registered nurse and geriatric specialist.  Tina was a sweet & spicy lady who loved animals.  Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Rob Laning officiating.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services on Thursday.  Memorials may be given to her family. 

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IN MEMORY OF
Rod
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Roderick A. “Rod” Heaton, 86, of Godfrey, IL, formerly of Springfield, IL and Rushville, IL, passed away at 5:56 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2018, at Robings Manor Rehabilitation & Health Care in Brighton, IL.  Rod was born on July 16, 1932 in Rushville, IL a son of the late Loren & Elaine Rose Heaton.  He married Patricia Burnside on January 27, 1952 at the Rushville United Methodist Church.  She preceded him in death on January 27, 2013.  He is survived by (3) daughters, Vickie Johnson of Houston, TX, Diana Albrecht of Medora, IL, Judy Barton of Jacksonville, IL, (5) grandchildren, (11) great grandchildren, (1) sister, Rosalie Carlo of Jacksonville, FL.  He was preceded in death by (1) brother, Larry Heaton He grew up in Rushville, IL where his parents farmed.  He was in the Navy from March 3, 1952 where he served in the Korean War.  He was honorably discharged February 24, 1956.  He joined the Springfield, IL Fire Department in 1960 as a firefighter.  He was promoted to driver engineer in 1966 and to Captain in 1975.  He became an Assistant Fire Marshall in 1980 and served in the fire safety division.  He retired as Deputy Division Chief in 1986. He was a member of the American Kennel Association & a member & volunteer at Woodside Methodist Church in Springfield.   He also volunteered at Memorial Hospital in Springfield.  He raised & trained English Setter & Pointer dogs & also trained them at Gunsmoke Kennels.   He was an avid hunter & fisherman.  Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville, IL with Rev. Randy McGeehon officiating.  Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services.  Inurnment will be in the Rushville City Cemetery at a future date to be determined by the family.

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Bill
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William Crawford 62 of Macomb, IL, passed away at 2:01 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2018, at the Country View Nursing Home in Macomb, IL. He was born on January 21, 1956 in Ventura, CA.  He was the son of the William Crawford and Patricia A. Baker. Bill is survived by his mother Patricia Acker of Normal, IL; (2) sisters Debra Lynn Crawford of Eureka, IL and Deann D. Collins & husband Tim of Normal, IL; (3) Nieces, Brittany, Bethany, and Anna.  He was preceded in death by his father, Victor Acker; his biological father, William Crawford, grandparents Burdette and Shirley Baker.  Bill graduated from Macomb High School in 1976.  He worked at the grocery store in Macomb and later at the Capitol Records in Jacksonville which he enjoyed very much because of his passion for music. Bill had a passion for music especially old country music and the Beach Boys. He played guitar and would write songs, and loved collecting Native-American artifacts.  Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday October 2, 2018 at the Worthington Funeral Home with Mr. David Haney officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. till time of service.  Memorials may be given to Country View Care Center.

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