Audie Edward Ryherd
Audie Edward Ryherd, 87, of Sullivan, passed away 3:53 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Mattoon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2016, at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Visitation will be held an hour before the service Saturday, at the funeral home in Sullivan. Burial will be in French Cemetery, Allenville, with Military Rites by the Sullivan American Legion #68. Memorials may be made to First Apostolic Church of Sullivan.
Audie was born January 18, 1929, in Gamaliel, KY; the son of Edd Lewis and Iva (Proffitt) Ryherd. He married Dolores Faye England on April 13, 1951, in Arthur; she preceded him in death on December 30, 2014. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict; he was a welder for Progress Industries in Arthur for many years and a member of the First Apostolic Church in Sullivan. Audie was an incredible man and loved spending time with his family and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Audie is survived by his sons, Doug (Lori) Ryherd and Wayne (Agnes) Ryherd, both of Sullivan; daughter, Cheryl (David) Keown of Sullivan; daughter-in-law, Sue Ryherd of Sullivan; brothers, Dwaine Ryherd of Vandalia, OH, and James Ryherd of Gamaliel, KY; sister, Faye Oye of Arthur. He is also survived by twelve grandchildren, Lonny, Brent, Aaron, William, Greg, Travis, Tyler and Stephen Ryherd, Michele Gribbins, Erica Stollard, Rebekah Ryherd and Tiara Ryherd; and seventeen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two sons, Jerry and Vance Ryherd, three brothers, Clyde, Carl and Paul Ryherd and four sisters, Essie Harlin, Wilma O’Banion, Eva Whitis and Dean Davis.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.mcmullinyoung.com