Rawlin Juncker, 80, of Mt. Vernon, IN went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 10, 2012.
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Rawlin was born October 17, 1932 in Mt. Vernon, IN to the late Charles and Alma (Esche) Juncker. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1950. He served overseas in Germany with the United States Army during the Korean War, April 9, 1953-March 28, 1955. Rawlin married Virginia (Hall) Juncker on January 26, 1963. This January they would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He was a faithful member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Rawlin farmed in the St. Philips area where he lived on the family farm and raised two sons, Dennis and Jim Juncker. He was a member of the VFW Post #1114 in Evansville and the American Legion in Mt. Vernon. He was also a lifetime member of the Robinson Township Conservation Club. Rawlin enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with his family and worrying about the crops.
In addition to his parents, Rawlin was preceded in death by brothers, Norbett and Wilton Juncker.
Surviving Rawlin are his wife, Virginia Juncker; sister, Eloise Juncker; sons, Dennis (Debbie) Juncker, Jim (Shana) Juncker; grandchildren, Adam (Lauren), Stephanie, Alyssa, Emily, Daniel, and Faith Juncker and a great-grandson, Enoch Juncker.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 5301 S. St. Philip Road, Pastor Randy Owens officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, where there will be military rites.
Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 until 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street and from 9:30 A.M. until service time on Thursday at St. Paul's.
Memorial contributions in Rawlins memory may be made to Alzheimer Research or to St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be made online at wwwpierrefuneralhome.com.
Published in Mount Vernon Democrat on Dec. 12, 2012