We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Carrol "Pappy" Rinehart, Sr.

A funeral service will be held Friday, April 25, 2014 for 91 year old Carrol "Pappy" Rinehart, Sr. of Chester, IL who died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Chester Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Chester, IL.

Carrol was born December 23, 1922 in Clay County, IL, the son of Russel and Beulah (Tolliver) Rinehart. He married Mary Lou Erwin on April 24, 1948 in Morganfield, KY and she survives of Chester, IL.

Also surviving are five children, Carrol "Sonny" Rinehart, Donna Herrell and Russel Rinehart all of Chester, IL, William Rinehart of Murphysboro, IL and Tim Rinehart of Fredericksburg, VA. 18 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 21 great-great grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Thursday, April 24, 2014 and after 7:30am on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

A funeral service for 91 year old Carrol "Pappy" Rinehart, Sr., will be held at 10am Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Michael Herrell officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, IL.

Memorials can be made to VFW Post #3553 or American Legion Post #487, both in Chester, IL.