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Everett Younkin

September 11, 1929 December 12, 2018
Everett Younkin
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Obituary for Everett Younkin

Everett Younkin, 89, of Herrin, passed away 4:24 a.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and family.

Everett was a retired coal miner having last worked for Peabody Coal Company in Marissa.

Everett was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Pidgeon Inn in Herrin, former member of the Herrin Elk’s Lodge # 1146 and the American Legion and V. F. W. posts in Herrin.

Everett was born September 11, 1929 in Herrin, IL.

Everett was united in marriage to Mildred L. Swinford in 1966 at Herrin, IL.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Mildred Younkin of Herrin; his children, Brent (Donna) Younkin of Phoenix, AZ, Claudia Reagor of Roodhouse, Carey (Ann) Younkin of Wichita, KS; step children, Colette Martin of Goreville, Debbie Howard of Herrin, Gina Wicks of Herrin; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; uncle, Rev. Loyd Younkin of Marion and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Erik Younkin; grandson, Brett Martin, mother, Lucille Lewis; two sons-in-laws, Bill Reagor, George Martin and brother, Ralph Norman Carey.

Graveside services with military rites conducted by the Herrin American Legion Post # 645, Baker-Ladd V. F. W. Post # 1567, Carterville American Legion Post # 347 and the IL National Guard Honor Detail will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 at Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin with Rev. Don Colson officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin.


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Visitation

Wednesday

19

Dec

11:00 AM 12/19/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:45 PM 12/19/2018 12:45:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

19

Dec

1:00 PM 12/19/2018 1:00:00 PM
Herrin City Cemetery

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Herrin City Cemetery
Stotlar & Bandyville Road Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Herrin City Cemetery Final Resting Place

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Stotlar & Bandyville Road Herrin 62948 IL
United States
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