Beryl Runyon, 90, of Delavan, passed away at 2:25 pm Sunday, February 4, 2018 at his home.
He was born November 23, 1927 in rural Delavan to Lawrence and Mary Schmidt Runyon. He married Joanne F. Montgomery on March 31, 1951 in Pekin, and she passed away on January 26, 2016.
Surviving are five children, Joel (Laurie) Runyon of Naperville, Janet (Joe) Schoenbein of Tremont, Kelly (Tony) Godar of Delavan, Todd Runyon of Atlanta, IL, and Michelle (Randy) Turner of Pekin; eight grandchildren, Grant, Nick, Sam, Craig, Simone, Angie, Claire, and Liam; three great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Dennis in 1998.
Beryl graduated from Delavan High School in 1945.
He was a lifelong farmer in the Green Valley area.
He was a member of Green Valley Presbyterian Church where he served on the session, served on the Green Valley School Board, and served on the Dillon Township Board.
His funeral will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Green Valley Presbyterian Church. Pastor Charles Houston will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Burial will be in Green Valley Cemetery. Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Delavan is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to his church or Delavan Ambulance Service.
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