Chauncey M. Diss, 90, of Taylorville, IL died at 8:00 pm Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Moweaqua Manor, Moweaqua, IL.
He was born December 30, 1922 in Taylorville the son of Chauncey Mitchell and Ruby Pearl Fortner Diss. On August 19, 1950 he married Anna Lee Hill at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville. Mr. Diss was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 4495, and retired from Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company as a cable splicer.
Surviving are his sons: Jim Diss and wife Janet of Taylorville, Terry Diss and wife Michele of Charleston, and Robert Diss and wife Marge of Hanover, MD; Daughters: Barbara Jean Hayes of Taylorville and Linda Wiseman and husband Tom of Stonington. Brothers: Frank Diss and wife Christine of Taylorville, Kenneth Diss of Arnold, MO, Jesse Diss of Jefferson , GA, and Sisters: Ruth Flemming of St. Charles, MO, Mary Lawyer of Owaneco, and June Crane and husband Chuck of Yucca Valley, CA. Grandchildren: Carol Farnhum of Urbana, Megan Diss and Travis Diss of Charleston, Dasha Stephens and husband Mike of Stonington, Michelle Grim and husband Sean of Pesotum, Shannon Grim of Tuscola, Brian Diss and wife Cassie of Taylorville, Eric Diss of Colorado Springs, CO, and Paul Diss of Hanover, MD. There are 10 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Grandson: Thomas Wiseman, Granddaughter, Dana Diss, and brother Jack Diss.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, September 27 at McClure Funeral Home with Rev. Daniel Diss officiating. Burial with military honors will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service in the funeral home on Friday.
Memorials may be made to: V.F.W. Post 4495, 500 N. West St., Taylorville, IL 62568
Condolences may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.