Earl R. Downes, 79, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away with his family by his side at 6:40 A.M.October 20, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born September 6, 1940 in Woodlawn, Illinois to the late Edward Earl and Beulah Evelyn (Wilson) Downes. He married Joyce Marie Owens in 1960. She preceded him in death. Earl later married Karla Jean Warren in 1998 and she preceded him in death in 2010.
A Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Frederick Young officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.