Donnie Kaylor, age 77 of Hamletsburg, IL, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at his home with his loving family by his side.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home with Dwight Kaylor officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Donnie was a retired pipefitter and a successful entrepreneur of several Brookport and Unionville businesses, most recently the Sand Bucket. He was a member of Bay City Masonic Lodge 771, the Shriners and River City Eagles. He was a farmer at heart and the owner and operator of an excavating business, was a commercial fisherman and previously been part of the river search and rescue.
Donnie is survived by his children, Dee Ann Thompson and husband Kenneth, Tina Kaylor and Michael Kaylor and wife Carissa Norris-Kaylor; grandchildren, Ashley Bates (Joey), Dustin Thompson (Kirstan), Mallory Vied (Jacob), Lauren Summers (Matt) and Emilee Sellars; great grandchildren, Adelynn, Brooklynn, Hayden, Declan, and Jace; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Frances (King) Kaylor; two infant sons; brother, Dennis Kaylor; sisters, Jo Ann Kaylor and Doris Worthen; grandson, Jake Sellars.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home with Masonic rites at 7:30 pm and from 11 am until the funeral at 1 pm on Saturday, March 20th.
Memorials may be given in Donnie’s name to Shriners Hospitals for Children-St. Louis, Attn: Development Office, 4400 Clayton Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110. Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.
The family invites all to attend a celebration of life at the Sand Bucket at 5 pm on Saturday, March 20th, for food and fellowship.
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Shriners Hospital for Children-St. Louis Attn: Development Office
4400 Clayton Ave, St. Louis MO 63110