Hubert L. “Shorty” Coonrod, 83 of Morrisonville passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8:10 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born on September 28, 1933 in Roodhouse, IL the Son of Charles and Dorothy (Ruyle) Coonrod. He married Maryann Craig on March 2, 1953 in Carrollton, IL, they had been married for 63 years. He retired from Consolidated Communication after 35 years.

Surviving are his Wife Maryann of Morrisonville, IL; Sons: Tim Coonrod of Morrisonville, IL; Todd Coonrod of Springfield, IL; Daughters: Bethann Coonrod of Taylorville, IL; Debra (Donnie) Mays Morrisonville, IL; Teri (Lee) Greer of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Toni (Dustin) Allen of Taylorville, IL; Brian Greer of Taylorville, IL; Josh Greer of Taylorville, IL; Kyle (Samantha) Greer of Taylorville, IL; Ashley (Scott) Finfrock of Sullivan, IL; April Marsaglia of Taylorville, IL; Jacob Coonrod of Morrisonville, IL; Jennifer (Jason) Shackleton of Iowa City, IA; Morgan McGlauchlen and Wyatt Jones of Alton, IL; Great-Grandchildren: Maddison, MacKenzie and Chaz Allen, Broady and Brentlee Greer; Zane and Alexis Finfrock, Victoria (Garrett) Wilson, Bryce Marsaglia, Sophia Greer, Kaden and Kierstin Kirkpatrick; Emma and Will Shackleton, Dakota Coonrod; Sisters: Marion Sherman of White Hall, IL; Alma (Jesse) Shaw of Carrollton, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Three sisters Ruby, Fanny, and Margie, one brother Charles and two grandsons Toby and Danny Mays.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Private Family funeral Service will follow the visitation starting at 6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family C/O Sutton Memorial Home, 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568

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

Sign on-line guest book at



Main Office: