Gary W. Cooper, Charles Anthony Stellter

Gary W. Cooper

Gary W. Cooper, 69, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, died on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

He was a site superintendent at Red Hills State Park and had attended Shiloh Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie (Guiliani) Cooper; a daughter, Stacy Tipsword; two brothers, Dale Cooper and Phil Cooper; a a sister, Gwen Groves

Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. CDT on Saturday at Lawrenceville City Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:30-3:15 CDT on Saturday at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be made at www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Charles Anthony Stellter

Charles Anthony “Tony” Stellter, 66, of Vincennes, passed away at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Willow Manor Nursing Home.

Tony was born on Aug. 6, 1952 in Colorado, the son of Charles William Stellter and Blanche Ross. Tony had worked for Pace and Williams Brothers Pharmacy. He enjoyed traveling and camping out West with his mother, liked motorcycles and cars, and loved his dogs.

Survivors are his special friends, Jim and Nancy Luking of Vincennes.

Graveside services for Tony will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Bethany Cemetery in Washington. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home in Washington is honored to assist the Stellter family with arrangements.

Online memories may be shared with Tony’s friends at www.goodwinsieversfh.com.

PENDING

Donald Ray Taylor, 81, of Washington, passed away at 4:35 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home in Washington.

FUNERALS

Cunningham, Cheryl Ann, died June 26. Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday at Zion United Methodist Church. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Piper, Patricia Jolene, died June 29. Services: 4:30 p.m. CDT today in Petty Cemetery in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation: 3-4 p.m. CDT today at Cunningham-Young Funeral Home in Lawrenceville. Condolences: www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.

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