5/21/2013 8:53:48 PM
The Christian County Board acknowledge several early retirements at their meeting Tuesday night. Those who were recognized were: Jim Brown, Denise McCullough, Joe McAvoy, Allen Sims, Ruth Tucker, Anita Lemanski, and Bev Merano. All were presented with a plaque for their service.
Colleen Hadley was also recognized on her retirement as County Treasurer. Chairman Paul Schmitz read a statem...read more
Glen L. Dyer, 72, of Taylorville, passed away May 20, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born September 26, 1940 in Virginia, IL. The Son of Joseph Glen and Margerite Trene (Mclin) Dyer. He married Patsy Wilkerson on October 6, 1962 in Springfield, IL. He worked as a phone operator.
He is survived by his Wife: Patsy; Son: Jeff Dyer of Taylorville, IL; Severa...read more
Leonard W. Nail, 80, of Mt. Auburn, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 4:35 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born July 16, 1932 in O’Fallon, IL. The Son of Theodore and Ruby (Cavinder) Nail. He married Fay Anderson on July 3, 1972 in Grove City, IL and she later preceded him in death on June 5, 2006. He was a welder at Bowman’s welding and Caterpillar...read more
Jack Laverne Bell, 69, of Taylorville, IL died at 12:19 pm Friday, May 17, 2013 at his residence.
He was born May 26, 1943 in DeQuincy, LA the son of Johnnie and Beulah Welch Bell. In January 1986 he married Delores “Dodie” Bass in Taylorville. Mr. Bell was a lineman and backhoe operator with Local 965 in Springfield. He retired in 1998 due to health reasons after 40 years...read more
Joseph N. Bertucci, 86, of Taylorville, IL died at 4:50 pm Friday, May 17, 2013 at his residence.He was born March 16, 1927 in Kincaid, IL the son of Louis J. and Marguerite Kuntzman Bertucci. On September 17, 1960 he married Mary Smergl in Oak Park, IL. Mr. Bertucci retired from the Chicago Police Department in 1982 and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.Surviving is his wi...read more
Charles R. Savage, 76, of Taylorville, IL died at 11:21 pm Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 18, 1936 in Quincy, IL the son of Charles and June Twaddle Savage. He was a retired over the road truck driver. He was a Marine Veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his children: David Royal Savage and wife Janis, Miriam C. Hood and Don Bolton of Vermont,...read more