Carl Douglas Nolen, 89, of Taylorville formerly of Morrisonville, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 5:40 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born May 19, 1924 in Christian County, IL. The Son of John Riley and Willie Mae (Livingston) Nolen. He married Betty Edwards on March 31, 1946 at Blue Mound Christian Church and she later preceded him in death on April 29, 2004. He was a Carpenter, Electrician and Plumber, Later a Coal Miner at Freeman United Coal Company. He was a member of the Stonington Masonic Lodge 1066, Order of the Eastern Star, Medina White Shrine, Scribe Jeptha #75 Eagles, Ansar Shrine. He loved his dogs Abbey, Annie, and Zoe. When he was in school he ran a Ham radio and worked at the theater. He also loved to play pinochle and go to the Senior Citizens Center.

He is survived by hisSon: Richard Douglas (Shirley) Nolen of Wilton Manor, FL.; Daughter: Debra Rena LeFever of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Travis Nolen and Stephanie LeFever; Brothers: John Marshall Nolen of Stonington, IL; Kenneth Wayne Nolen of Blue Mound, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Betty.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 10:00am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Daniel Nolen officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Monday, July 1, 2013 from 5:00-7:00pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, with Masonic rites at 7:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Christian County Senior Citizens Center 701 W. Adams St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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