Roy Eugene "Gene" Ketchum
TAYLORVILLE- Roy Eugene "Gene" Ketchum, 80, of Taylorville, IL passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 3:00 a.m. at home. He was born February 23, 1932 in Taylorville, IL, son of Roy E. and Maude Campbell Ketchum Sr. He was married to Dolores E. Tolliver on March 27, 1949 at Hillsboro, IL. He was a coal miner for 30 years and owned Gene's Auto Sales.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores. He is the father of Sheryl (Dave) Brasche of Taylorville, Phyllis Greenwalt and Susan Shue of Sarasota, FL; and Joan Curry of Cleveland, TN. He is survived by 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Survived by brothers, James (Wanda) Ketchum, Auburn, IL and Robert (Joyce) Ketchum, Rio Verde, AZ; brother-in-law, Larry Gene Tolliver, Taylorville, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Annabel and son-in-law, David Shue.
Visitation will be held Saturday January 26, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Elder Rick Schilly officiating. Inurnment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville at a later date,
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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