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Donald E. Rhymer

December 27, 1931 June 9, 2017
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Obituary for Donald E. Rhymer

Donald E. Rhymer, age 85 of Bay City, IL passed away June 9, 2017 at home.
He was born December 27, 1931 to Sherman and Katherine (Hess) Rhymer. He married Mary Scott on August 2, 1952. Donald was in the U.S. ARMY and served during the Korean War Era. He was a radio technician and was a part of Signal Corp. After the service he repaired televisions. He was a farmer and raised cattle. Donald and his wife Mary ran the canteen at the Job Corp Center in Golconda, IL. He served on the Pope County School Board for many years. Donald loved to ride around in a jon boat. He enjoyed and respected nature.
Donald is survived by his wife Mary Rhymer; two daughters, Kathy Carter of Dallas, TX, Lila (Steven) Morris of Simpson, IL; son, Paul Rhymer of Golconda, IL; six grandchildren, Don Carter, Wendi Carter, Andrea Morris, Alisha Mills, Amber Biggers, Lukas Rhymer; four great-grandchildren, Emma Carter, Abigail Morris-Murray, Brodie Biggers, Brayden Biggers; sister, June Gibbons of Terra Haute, IN.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by, great-grandson, Jackson Thomas Morris-Murray; and daughter-in-law, Linda Rhymer.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday June 13, 2017 at Antioch Baptist Church in Rosebud. Bro. Kevin Richerson will conduct the service. Interment and military honors will follow at Independence Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8pm on Monday June 12, 2017 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Visit alyfh.com to leave an online condolence.
Memorials may be made to: Antioch Baptist Church

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Visitation

Monday

12

Jun

6:00 PM 6/12/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/12/2017 8:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

13

Jun

11:00 AM 6/13/2017 11:00:00 AM
Antioch Baptist Church

Rosebud road
Rose Bud, IL 62938

Antioch Baptist Church
Rosebud road Rose Bud 62938 IL
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

13

Jun

11:45 AM 6/13/2017 11:45:00 AM
Independence

Rosebud Road
Golconda, IL 62938

Committal service with military honors will follow church service at the graveside.

Independence
Rosebud Road Golconda 62938 IL
United States
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