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Walter Ray Volentine

July 3, 1945 ~ April 27, 2017 (age 71)

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Walter Ray Volentine, 71 of Edwardsville, Illinois passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton, Illinois. Born July 3, 1945 in Highland, Illinois, he was a son of the late Mr. & Mrs. David and Alvera (Hamann) Volentine. He worked as a laborer in construction with Edwardsville Local #179 and with Reese Asphalt in Edwardsville. He later was an owner/operator for Local #520. He served in the U.S. National Guard. Walter enjoyed wood-working, was an avid hunter, and loved his grandchildren.

He is survived by 1 daughter, Diane Stallard of Edwardsville, IL; 1 son, Dave (Becky) Volentine of Staunton, IL; 5 grandchildren, Christoffer (Alicia) Stallard, Emerald Stallard, Niki Volentine, Dain Volentine, and Mason Volentine; 2 great grandchildren, Bentley & Scott Stallard. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 grandson in infancy.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 PM on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton. A Celebration of Life will be held at Rooster’s Pub immediately following the visitation. Memorials are suggested to either the Staunton Sportsman Club or to the Staunton High School Trap-Shooting Team.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Staunton High School Trap-Shooting Team
Staunton IL 62088

Staunton Sportsman Club
Staunton IL 62088

 Service Information

May 3, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Williamson Funeral Home
108 W. Henry St.
Staunton, IL 62088

Celebration of Life
May 3, 2017

7:00 PM
Rooster's Pub
201 W. Main St.
Staunton, IL 62088

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