Paul Raymond Scudder, 58, of Alton, passed away at 10:32 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at his residence.
Born in New Albany, Ind., on May 11, 1957, he was the son of Paul D. and Nancy C. (Lee) Scudder.
Paul had worked as a laborer and an independent painter.
He is survived by a son, Paul Matthew; a daughter, Diamond; grandson, Jackson; sister, Judith VanAusdoll of Hartford; niece and nephew, Theresa Gillson and Ryan VanAusdoll, both of Wood River; and two wonderful great-nieces, who were dear to his heart, Brody “Sumo Short Bus” Gillson and Brianna “Susie” Gillson, both of Wood River.
His parents and a brother, Charles Anthony “Tony” Scudder, preceded him in death.
No services have been planned.
In accordance with his wishes, his body was cremated.
Marks Mortuary in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.