Donald Lloyd Worrell Sr.
Donald Lloyd Worrell Sr., 76, of Bethalto, died unexpectedly at 3:25 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at his home.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1938, in Sorento, the son of Leonard and Mary (Hastings) Worrell.
He married Shirley Martin on June 10, 1961, in Sorento. She survives.
Donald was a pipe inspector at Laclede Steel until his retirement. He was a member of the Bethalto Church of God, where he served as deacon. He enjoyed golfing, reading, collecting Route 66 memorabilia and yard ornaments and he loved working in his yard.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter and a son-in-law, Kathy and Michael Hartweger; and a son and daughter-in-law, Donald Jr. and Sherri Worrell all of Bethalto; one grandson and his wife, Ethan and Miranda Ward of Bluford, Ill.; a niece and her spouse, Mary Frances and John Kesot of Plainfield, Ill.; a great-niece and nephew, John and Darlene Kesot of Plainfield, Ill.; his in-laws, Charles and Midge Martin of Springfield, Ill., Betty and Jim Kessinger of Greenville, Ill., Joan and Jerry Mollet of Ripon, Wisc., and Harvey Birmingham of Bethalto and several cousins.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Pastor Jeremy Robinson and Pastor Tim Campbell officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to the Bethalto Church of God Building Fund.
An online condolence and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.