Ernest Delp

Jerseyville |

Ernest Eugene "Butch" Delp, 64, died at 12:32 a.m., Thursday, February 11, 2010 in the emergecy room at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville.

He was born in Fieldon on Jan. 31, 1946, one nine children born to the late Ernest & Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp.

Butch graduated in 1964 from Jersey Community High School, and was employed as a union boilermaker for many years. Later in life he became a self employed truck driver. He loved to fish and duck hunt, and anyone who knew Butch, knew how me loved fast cars, especially corvettes and power boats.

Surviving are three daughters & sons in law, Andrea & Phillip Ringhausen Jr. of Jerseyville, Wendy & Donald Kallal of Patterson, and Marissa & Jason Ontis of Alton; one granddaughter, Natalie Walsh of Jerseyville; four step grandchildren, Ethan Ringhausen, Elyse Ringhausen, Ricky Kallal, and Christopher Kallal; one sister, Ruth Britt of Dow; three brothers, Donald Delp of Brighton, Ronald Delp of Kimberling City, Mo., and Richard Delp of Branson, Mo. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Delp; and three sisters, Patricia Reef, Doris Woolsey, and Brenda Keffer.

Visitation will be from noon on Sunday until time of funeral services at 2 p.m., at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, with Rev. Don Stribling officiating. Burial will be private.

Memorials may be given to the family in care of the funeral home.

Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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