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Paul Thomas Coonrod

August 6, 1930 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 87)

Paul Thomas Coonrod, 87, of Brighton, IL, died at St. Anthony's Health Center, Alton, IL, on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 12:47 pm. He was born August 6, 1930, in Eldred, IL to Elmer Coonrod & Icy Nona (Hand). He married JoAnn (Orban) Coonrod on April 17, 1982 in Wood River, IL. He was a corn plant laborer and had worked as a janitor at Alton Memorial Hospital. Paul was a veteran of the US Army after having served during the Korean War. Paul was a member of the American Legion of Eldred, IL, AARP and lifetime member of the DAV. He is survived by his spouse, JoAnn Coonrod of Brighton, IL, daughter, Lori (Michael) Scott of Perryville, MO, grandchildren, Audrey Sheely of Cape Girardeau, MO, Chris Miller of Dupo, IL, Timothy Cummings, Jr. of Perryville, MO, Nikki Cummings of Kansas City, MO, great-grandchildren, Charles Barbeau, Misty Barbeau, Summer Dallas, Christian Sanchez, Veronica Sanchez, Abbiegayle Miller, Breanna Miller, Kayleigh Cummings, and Steven Schewe. Paul was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Audrey (Pearson) Coonrod who died on March 6, 1980, son, Paul Thomas Coonrod, Jr, sister, Edna Mae Herron, brothers, Robert Coonrod and Eugene Coonrod. Friends may call on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill Bunker Hill from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Funeral services are Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL with Earl Davis officiating. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto, IL. Memorials are suggested to wishes of the family . Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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