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Virgil Stull

East Alton |

Virgil Dale Stull, 94, passed away peacefully at 10:02 a.m. Thurs. May 16, 2024.

He was born November 12, 1929 in Wayne City, IL to George and Lora (Thomason) Stull. He was their seventh child out of eight.

After high school graduation, he married then served in the U.S. Army in Germany. After completing his military service, he moved to the area here and worked in the Owens-Illinois Glass Co. until it closed and he retired. He later worked at Clark Oil and retired from there.

Virgil had a long life enjoying various hobbies, family, travel and volunteering. He had many good “guy” friends, meeting weekly for coffee, donuts, swapping antiques and stories. Later he joined a local Bible study which brought in new friends. He has been an active member of First Baptist Church since moving to the area in the 1950’s.

Survivors include his three daughters: Deborah (Clyde) Totten of Godfrey, IL, Sharon (Richard) Smith of Staunton, IL and Carol (Tom) Paczolt of West LaFayette, IN; three grandchildren: Amy (Dan) Maddox of Glen Carbon, IL, Elizabeth Paczolt of West LaFayette and Matthew (Mychelle) Paczolt of Abilene, TX; three great-grandsons: Brendan Maddox of Glen Carbon, Evan Maddox of Glen Carbon and Wesley Stull Paczolt of Abilene. Also surviving is his youngest brother Glen (Sybil) Stull of Terre Haute, IN and numerous nieces and nephews. Surviving also is a step-daughter Tammy (Giles) Clowers of Godfrey, IL and other extended family.

Virgil was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers: Orbit, Auburn, Harlie and Loren; two sisters: Vera Humphrey and Nona Simmons. He was preceded in death by his wife Ramona (Sarg) Stull, the mother of his daughters and Lois (Moore) Stull and step-daughter, Camille Sever.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mon. May 20, 2024 at Paynic Home for Funerals and will continue Tues, May 21, 2024 from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at Roselawn Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Bethalto.


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