Lowman "Lonnie" L. Courtright, 71, of Effingham, IL, formerly of Stewardson, IL passed away at 10:28 a.m. on Friday, August 21, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL after a lengthy illness.
Lonnie was born on September 28, 1948, in Effingham, the son of Jack and Norma Courtright. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked as a mechanic and especially enjoyed working on race cars. He loved music and playing the guitar. Lonnie will be remembered for always having a story to tell anyone that would lend an ear.
Surviving are his mother, Norma Courtright of Effingham; daughters: Michelle (Larry) Galbreath of Charleston and Jill Adeleke (Idris) of St. Louis, MO; five grandchildren: Shania, Dusten, Aaron, Trinity and Colton; siblings: Brenda Bueker of Sigel and Jack Courtright of St. Petersburg, FL; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and brother-in-law, Gerald Bueker.
Family graveside services will be held in Stewardson Cemetery with Reverend David Ducommon officiating. Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson is assisting the family.
Family and friends are invited to light a candle or share a story in Lonnie's honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.
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Stewardson , IL 62463
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