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Billy Stambauth

Jerry L. Walker

 

 

 

 

 

IN MEMORY OF
Billy
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Billy Stambaugh, 71, of Browning, IL passed away at 10:05 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born on January 13, 1947 in Browning, IL a son of the late Junior Leroy “Bill” & Dorothy D. Edwards Stambaugh.  He married Peggy L. Weishaar on August 8, 1970 at the Browning Assembly of God Church.  She survives along with (2) daughters, Janene L. Patton of Lincoln, IL, Tammy Sue Stambaugh of Browning, IL, (2) grandchildren, Brady Thompson, Jonathan DeFord, (2) brothers, Gary A. Stambaugh & wife Lila of Fayetteville, IL, Dennis Stambaugh & wife Debbie of Beardstown, IL, (3) sisters, Patsy Belden & husband Mike of Pleasant Plains, IL, Karen Sager of Astoria, IL, Alicia Hager & husband Rick of Pleasant Plains, IL, several nieces, nephews & cousins.  He was an equipment operator at Enion Sand & Gravel Pit, worked at Burton Farms and retired as a mechanic at Chester Enterprises.  He attended the Browning Christian Church. He was an avid hunter & liked to go mushrooming.  His greatest joy was cutting & splitting firewood.   He loved collecting & polishing rocks and going to the Browning Senior Center for his morning coffee.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Isaac Bell officiating.  Interment will follow in Ridgeville Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Monday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to his family.

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Jerry
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Jerry L. Walker, 79, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 5:29 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. He was born on January 4, 1939 at Macomb, IL.  He was a son of the late Chester & Margaret Gamage Walker.  He married Martha L. McClelland on June 21, 1959 at the Littleton Methodist Church.  She survives along with their two daughters, Susan Pittman and companion Les Allen of Frederick, Luan Gossage and husband Sam of Rushville; four grandchildren, Haylee Gossage and companion Charles Long, Sammy and Mickey Gossage, Nathan Pittman and wife Claire; three great grandchildren, Hunter Gossage, Izek Morse, Nora Pittman; his brother, John Walker and wife Georgia of Beardstown; his sister, Betty Howe and husband Chris of Jacksonville.  He was preceded in death by his son-in-law James Pittman, his sister Barbara Ramshaw and husband Clarence “Bud’, and his step-father John Tucker.   He graduated from Rushville High School with the class of 1957.  While in high school he worked at Streitberger’s Bakery and West Foods Grocery both in Rushville.  He also was a groomer for Standardbred Harness Race Horses at the     Schuyler Co. Fair Grounds working many other area race tracks.  He worked at Bartlow Brothers, Inc. 17 years and at NTN-Bower 31 years before retiring in 2004.  In his youth he volunteered with Boy Scout Troop #35.  Jerry was a loyal, life-long member of the Rushville First United Methodist Church serving as head usher many years.  He also served on the church administrative board, helped with the Methodist Church Youth Group, and had been a member of the Adult Choir.  He loved photography and always had a good camera.  He enjoyed traveling and camping all across the United States in tents and later campers.  Jerry always tried to attend all the “Sargent Reunions” as long as he could travel.  He was interested in watching and feeding humming birds.  He loved all his families’ gatherings, birthdays, picnics and sporting events. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Rushville First United Methodist Church with Rev. Grant Armstrong officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held  from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Worthington Funeral Home.  Memorials may be given to Rushville First United Methodist Church.

 

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