Raymond D Traughber, 80, of Taylorville passed away at 1:10am, Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Taylorville Care Center. He was born on October 22, 1932 in Stonington, the son of Earl W and Norma Marshall Traughber. Mr. Traughber was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from Caterpillar after 30+ years. He was also a member of Moose Lodge #1516 in Taylorville.

Surviving are his daughter: Cindy South, husband Ray, of Taylorville; Grandchildren: Colby South of Taylorville and Kedra South of Springfield; Great Grandchildren: Kylie South, Zachary South, and Candace South; Sisters: Phyllis Edgecombe and Joann Patino, husband Frank, of Taylorville; Brother: Dale Traughber, wife Linda, of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents; Daughter: Michelle Diane Traughber; and Brother Darrell Traughber.

Funeral services will be held at 10am on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial with veterans honors will be in the Old Stonington Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 until 7pm in the Funeral Home.

Memorials may be left to the American Cancer Society or the Taylorville Care Center.

McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at

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