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Virgil Eugene Strunk, Sr.

December 17, 1933 — December 14, 2017

    Virgil Eugene Strunk, Sr., 83, of Marion, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 12:05 a.m. at Herrin Hospital. Virgil was born December 17, 1933 in Johnston City, the son of Oscar and Younil (Taylor) Strunk. He married Delois Marie Corder on February 26, 1954 in Chicago and together they shared over 54 years of marriage until her death on May 19, 2008. He was a member of the 1st United Pentecostal Church of Johnston City. Virgil was a residential and commercial painter. Survivors include his; Daughter – Beverly Raudenbush (Robert) of Carterville Daughter – Paula Marie Sprague of Marion Son – Virgil Strunk, Jr. (Melanie) of Marion Daughter – Lana Walker (Nathan) of Marion Seven grandchildren; Trisha Markham (John), Alicia Sprague, Aaron Strunk (Leslie), Nathan Strunk, Stephanie Sanders (Nick), Hannah Walker and Noah Walker Eight Great Grandchildren Sister – Lanta Pauline Carter of West Frankfort Several nieces and nephews Preceded by his Parents, Wife – Delois Marie Strunk, Granddaughter – Sabrina Lynn, Two brothers – Oscar Strunk, Jr. and Howard Strunk, Sr., Four Sisters – Tempa Watkins, Mary Beardon, Bobbie Minor and Mimoth Johnson Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 11 am at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Glasco and Rev. Brandon Abernathy officiating. Burial will follow Odd Fellows Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday evening from 5 – 8 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home. For those who prefer memorials may be made to the 1st United Pentecostal Church of Johnston City.  Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois  62959. The family would like to express special thanks to the Staff of Shawnee Christian Village Nursing Home and Herrin Hospital for the wonderful care that their Father received.      
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

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