He was an employee of the Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Co of Tuscola, IL, for 31 years, retiring in 1984.
He served in the Army in WWII.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Atwood, IL and was a village trustee for 10 years.
The funeral was held at 11 AM at the First Baptist Church of Atwood with Dr Jay Adrain officiating. Masonic rites were held the prior evening at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home. Military rites were held at the graveside.