Vernon L. McCammack(1939 - 2019)

Vernon L. McCammack, 79, of rural Brownstown, passed away at 9:46 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at his home, with his family at his side.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Gieseking Funeral Home in Brownstown. Burial was in Forbis Cemetery in rural Brownstown. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until time of services, with Ed McCammack and Mick McCammack officiating. Memorials: Fayette County Cancer Fund, Fayette County Hospice or donor's choice. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. McCammack was born on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 1939, in Sefton Township, rural Brownstown, the son of Forrest and Marjorie (Sidwell) McCammack. He married Sandra Sue Boone on Aug. 26, 1961; she preceded him in death on Sept. 2, 1999. He then married Ruby Jean Bunyard on Oct. 21, 2000.
Vernon was a graduate of Brownstown High School with the Class of 1959. Vernon was a lifelong farmer and was retired from Owens-Brockway in Vandalia after 16 years of service. He was a member of Hagarstown Baptist Church and Fayette County Farm Bureau.
He is survived by his wife of more than 18 years, Ruby Jean McCammack; sons, Darren (Shaye) McCammack and Darrell "Peanut" (Rita) McCammack, both of Brownstown; stepsons, David Bunyard of Brownstown, and Chris (Kim) Bunyard of Vandalia; grandchildren, Trevor McCammack, Amber Buchanan, Rebecca Pryor, Dustin Murray, Cody Summers and Kyle Summers; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brother, Larry McCammack.

Funeral Home

Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
College & North Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3344

Published in The Leader-Union from May 13 to May 22, 2019