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Paul L. Sarver

August 14, 1930 June 13, 2020
Paul L. Sarver
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Obituary for Paul L. Sarver

Paul Lee Sarver, 89, of Herrick, IL passed away at 5:25 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at home.

Paul was born on August 14, 1930, in Ramsey, the son of Oscar and Katie (Miller) Sarver. He was a graduate of Ramsey High School in the Class of 1946. Paul was a United States Air Force Veteran serving from 1951-1955 during the Korean Conflict. Paul and Phyllis Goldsborough were united in holy matrimony on December 14, 1952 and were blessed with 67 years of marriage.

Paul was a lifetime farmer in the Ramsey/Herrick area, he owned and operated the Key Farm Service Center in Herrick from 1965 to 1976 and he retired from Yellow Freight in 1993 after nearly 20 years of service. He also owned the spring at the Wren Bridge where he enjoyed meeting and visiting with people that came from all over the world. He was a member of the Clover Leaf Masonic Lodge #990 in Herrick, and the Sarver-Guthrie American Legion Post 839 in Herrick. He was a former member of the Fayette Water Board, served as the former Carson Township Road Commissioner, and former Vice President of Vandalia Mutual Insurance.

Surviving are his lovely wife, Phyllis Sarver of Herrick; children: Vicki (Mike) Krost of Chillicothe, Lee Ann (Larry) Sarver of Herrick and Bradley Sarver (Carla Smart) of Wilmington; seven grandchildren: Tasha, Todd, Zachary, Ginger, Lora, Ginger and Melissa; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Shawn Sarver; brother, H.M. “Cy” Sarver; sister, Marette Sarver Durbin and niece, Kelly Helm.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the First Christian Church in Cowden with Pastor Nate Harper and Pastor Jay Huddleston officiating. Burial will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery with military rites by the Anderson-Scroggins Post 460 of Ramsey. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Masonic rites will be held at 12:45 p.m. by the Clover Leaf Masonic Lodge #990 of Herrick. Memorials may be made in Paul’s name to the Shriners Hospital for Children or the donor’s favorite charity. Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Cowden in assisting the family.

Family and friends are invited to light a candle or share a story in Paul’s honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Thursday

18

Jun

11:00 AM 6/18/2020 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 6/18/2020 1:00:00 PM
First Christian Church of Cowden

404 E. Locust Street
Cowden, IL 62422

First Christian Church of Cowden
404 E. Locust Street Cowden 62422 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

18

Jun

1:00 PM 6/18/2020 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/18/2020 2:00:00 PM
First Christian Church of Cowden

404 E. Locust Street
Cowden, IL 62422

First Christian Church of Cowden
404 E. Locust Street Cowden 62422 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

County Road 3100 N
Cowden, IL 62422

County Road 3100 N Cowden 62422 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shriners Hospitals for Children

4400 Clayton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

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