Raymond Edward Reber, 84, of Taylorville, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:30 a.m. at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville, IL. He was born February 4, 1931 in Taylorville, IL. The Son of Clyde Francis and Stella Pearl (Walker) Reber. He married Laura V. Day on August 24, 1952 in Taylorville, IL and she later preceded him in death on October 11, 1998. He retired from Peabody Mine #10  as a repairman. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Mound Lodge #122 AF & AM; VFW Post #4495, Taylorville Moose Lodge #1516, Ansar Shrine and Lions Club.

He is survived by his Son: Joseph (Kara) Reber of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Kaytlyn Jo Reber of Taylorville, IL and Kenzie Rayanne Reber of Leroy, IL; Brother: Willard Paul Reber of Clarksdale, IL; Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife, Brothers: Clyde, Gene, Bill and Roger Reber; Sister: Vivian Ellinger; Step-Father: Harry Landers.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Tiney Walker officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery in Palmer with military graveside honors. Visitation will be held Friday, April 4, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Masonic Rites will be held following the visitation at 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation 201 E Pleasant St, Taylorville, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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