Cloide "Junior" Carruthers (88) of Ramsey


Published on November 7 2017 9:38 am

Cloide “Junior” Carruthers, 88, of Ramsey, Illinois, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Vandalia, IL.

Services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, November 9 at First Baptist Church of Ramsey, Ramsey, IL with Pastor Jeff Shouse officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery, Rural Vandalia, IL. with Military Rites. Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Ramsey, Ramsey, IL and 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church. Memorials: First Baptist Church of Ramsey; and/or The Manna Foundation Hope Health, Gallatin, TN. Miller Funeral Home, Ramsey, IL, is in charge of arrangements.

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Born August 16, 1929, in East Troy, WI, the son of Claude & Ima Samantha (Hardiman) Carruthers. Married Patty Ann Kelly on September 18, 1954 in Vandalia, IL. He was a retired Ag Teacher for 23 years @ Stewardson-Strasburg High School; Member of First Baptist Church of Ramsey, and US Army Veteran.

Survived by: Wife – Patty Carruthers, Ramsey, IL; Sons – Bruce Carruthers & Susie, Strasburg, IL, Robert “Bob” Carruthers & Melissa, Jacksonville, IL, Tim Carruthers & Eydie, Effingham, IL, and Kelly Carruthers & Ann, Louisville, IL; Daughters – Lorre Winter & Howard, Salem, IL, Terri Evans & Greg, Effingham, IL, Amy Campbell, Tyler, TX, Kathy Johnson & Ted, Bowling Green, KY, Heidi Gipson, Indianapolis, IN, and Jill Abrams & Mitch, Portland, TN; 34 Grandchildren; 35 Great Grandchildren; 4 Great Great Grandchildren; Brothers – Richard Carruthers and Daniel Carruthers & Debbie, all of Ramsey, IL; Sisters – Donna Depew, Shiloh, IL and Nancy Stanton, Coffeen, IL.

Preceded in death by: Parents; 3 Brothers; and 6 Sisters.