Virgil Francis FOWLER

Virgil Francis Fowler

ASHLAND, IL - Virgil Francis Fowler, 74, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at his residence.

Virgil was born Oct. 31, 1939, in Dudley, Mo., the son of Ethelbert and Mable Marie Frields Fowler.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during Vietnam where he was part of the Blue Angels Parachute Group. He was a past member of V.F.W. Post 3546 in Ashland. He loved hunting and fishing.

He is survived by three sisters: Ruby Roberts and Sue Grant both of Pleasant Plains and Bonnie Tinsley of Ashland.

Please dress warm and casual for the graveside services at 11 a.m., Saturday Dec. 7, 2013, at Pleasant Plains Cemetery, Rev. Duane Turley officiating. Pleasant Plains American Legion will provide military honors.

Memorials may be made to Ashland EMT.

Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at

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Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home & Crematory Service
530 N Fifth St Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 544-5755