He was listed in the 1930 census as a 7 year old female named Creolene.
He was a painter of buildings.
He was a member of the American Legion and the Forty and Eight.
He was the last surviving member of siblings. He was living in the Mattoon Health Care Center at the time of death.
Graveside services were held at 1:30 on Monday with Capt Fred Wakefield of the Salvation Army officiating. Pallbearers were Marvin Whitley, David Arthur, Steve Hurt, Frank Dowd, Mike Forster and Jerry Heselton.