Wayne L. Dortch, 72 of Litchfield, IL passed away Monday, September 15, 2014 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL..  He was born on February 10, 1942 in Malden, MO the son of Noah and Ruby (Fletcher) Dortch.  He married Ruth Wiltermood on September 11, 1959 in Macon, IL. He was a machinist at Mueller Company in Decatur for 28 years. Mr. Dortch was a  veteran of the U.S. Army. He served as the Commander of the American Legion Post #257 in Stonington, IL. He was also a member of the NRA and the Maps Association Missions America Placement Services as well as the Assembly of God Church. He led his life through Gods eyes.

In addition to his wife, Ruth of Litchfield, IL he is survived by his daughters: Rosemary (Wayne) Staten of Gillespie, IL, Ruby Mills of Taylorville, IL and Cindy (Kevin) Mably of Pleasant Plains, IL; grandchildren: Angela Staten, Les (Paula) Brun, Jesse Mably and Justin Mably; great grandchildren: Journey (Brun) Hammond, Kaden, Ian, Austin, Brun Sabattini; sister, Joann Meshell of Florissant, MO; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his parents.

Visitation will be from 4:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday ,September 19, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Dean Rose officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Memorials may be made to: American Legion Post #257, 401 West North Street, Stonington, IL 62567 or the NRA, 12250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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