Earl Voyles

Obituary of Earl H. Voyles

Earl Harrison Voyles, 80, of Girard, passed away Thursday morning, August 12, 2021 at his residence in rural Girard, IL. Earl was born on January 6, 1941 to Wilbur and Eva (Smith) Voyles in Girard, IL. Earl graduated from Virden High School with the class of 1960. On May 13, 1961, Earl married Evelyn Mae Boehler in Virden, Illinois. She preceded him in death on April 25, 2012. Earl was fortunate to be able to provide for his family while fulfilling his passion for farming. He also was a laborer for Schien Equipment Company and Central Illinois Steel Company, both in Carlinville. Earl was a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and the University of Illinois basketball team. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Girard. Earl was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and his happiest times were when he was spending time with his family. Earl is survived by his two sons, Jeffrey Voyles of Girard, IL, and Greg (Cammy) Voyles of Mendham, NJ; two daughters, Theresa (Pat) Fuchs of Chatham, IL, and Angela (Gary) Bingenheimer of Chatham, IL; five granddaughters, Andrea (Cory) Bridges, Virginia Voyles, Sarah Bingenheimer, Francesca Voyles, Catarina Voyles; six grandsons, Zachary Voyles, Nicholas Fuchs, Craig Fuchs, Jacob Bingenheimer, Harrison Voyles, and Gregory Voyles; great-grandson, Benjamin Voyles; two sisters, Wilma (Chuck) Bivins of Girard, IL, and Norine (Joe) Clevenger of Auburn, IL; brother, Steve (Ann) Voyles of Auburn, IL; brother-in-law, Allen (Carol Ann) Boehler of Atwater, IL; and several nieces and nephews. Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Eva Voyles and his wife, Evelyn Mae. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021, from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard, IL. A prayer service will be held at 2:45 pm at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 16, 2021, at 10:00 am at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Girard, IL, with Father James Palakudy, officiating. Earl will be laid to rest next to his wife, Evelyn, in the St. Martin Cemetery in Farmersville, IL. Memorials are suggested to either the Girard Fire and Rescue Squad or the Girard Food Pantry. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard is in charge of arrangements.
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Sunday
15
August

Visitation 1

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
226 North 3rd Street
Girard, Illinois, United States
Monday
16
August

Service Information

10:00 am
Monday, August 16, 2021
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
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Girard, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

St. Martin Cemetery
Address not given
Farmersville, Illinois, United States
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