Dick Eairheart, age 83, of Marion, passed away at 3:25pm on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Dick was born in Johnston City on January 25, 1937, the son of Violet Almedia (Mayberry) Collins and Ira Eugene Eairheart. He married Marie Coonce on May 16, 1974. She survives in Marion.
Dick had retired from Ameren/CIPS where he served as a communications engineer and supervisor.
Survivors include his wife- Marie Eairheart of Marion
Brother- Deon and Ann Eairheart of Columbus, Mississippi
Brother-in-law- Bob and Diana Coonce of Tucson, Arizona
Sister-in-law- Diane and David White of Marion
Several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter- Hope.
DUE TO HEALTH CONCERNS RELATED TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS AND BY THE SIGNING OF EXECUTIVE ORDER BY GOVERNOR J.B. PRITZKER, a private funeral service and visitation will be held at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor David Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Egyptian Memorial Gardens in Energy.