Tony R. Eyer
CARLINVILLE, IL - Tony R. Eyer, 75, passed away Sunday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2013, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
He was born May 29, 1938, to Oscar Eyer and Loretta (Smith) Eyer-Turner in Palmyra, Ill. He graduated from Virden High School with the Class of 1957. On Sept. 15, 1963, he married Mary C. Fear in Newton, Ill.
Tony served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war.
Tony is survived by his loving spouse of 49 years, Mary; two daughters, Lisa Killam (Rich) of Carlinville and Mary Beth Bellm (Brad) of Carlinville; two sons, Craig Eyer of St. Louis, Mo., and Brian Eyer (Audra) of Boonville, Mo.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Olen "Tom" Eyer (Liz) of Jacksonville, Ark.; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. at Ss Mary & Joseph Catholic Church in Carlinville. A Prayer Service will follow at 7:00 pm.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the church, with Rev. Angel Sierra, officiating.
Burial will take place in the New Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Catholic Charities.
Online condolences can be given at www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com.