Richard E. Stuart, 80 of Mechanicsburg passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 2:46 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born March 17, 1936 in Bolivia, IL the Son of Raymond E. and Geraldine (Ealey) Stuart. He married Shirley Ann Ward on August 30, 1957 in Mt. Auburn and she later preceded him in death on October 5, 1985. He was a retired Carpenter for local 16 for 38 years.


Surviving are his Daughters: Debra Lehman of Decatur, IL; Sons: Richard L. (Jennifer) Stuart of Glenarm, IL; Daniel (Amy) Stuart of Edinburg, IL; Grandchildren: Joshua, Levi Lehman, Lindsey Newingham, Jacob L. Stuart, Jenni M. Stuart, Eden L. Stuart, Kyle Stuart, Paige Stuart, Emma Stuart; Great-Grandchildren: Madison Stuart, McKayla Stuart, Adam Stuart, Trenton and Garrett Lehman, Lawson and Sawyer Lehman, Olivia Weatherford, and Avery Newingham; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wife, Sister: Jerry Lou Stuart and his Brother: Raymond L. Stuart. 


Visitation will be held Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 10:00-12:00 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 12:00 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Randy Meador Officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Mt. Auburn, IL.


Memorials may be made to Memorial Home Services Hospice 720 N. Bond St. Springfield, IL 62702


Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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