John Bernard Tirey, 74, of Taylorville passed away Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:12am at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville.  He was born August 22, 1938 in Mosquito Township, the son of Floyd Leslie and Geneva Marie Jones Tirey.  He Married Barbara Ann Durbin in August, 1959 in Taylorville.  Mr. Tirey was a retired auto body mechanic and was an Air Force Veteran of the Viet Nam Era.  He was a member of V F W Post 4495 and was affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife; sone, Derrick Brown of Taylorville; 2 brothers and 4 sisters.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, one brother and two sisters.

Military Graveside Rites will be held at 12 Noon, Friday, November 23, 2012, at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Riverton.  There will no visitation. 

Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home.  Condolences may be sent on-line at

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