Johnnie G. Siddell, age 81 of Huey, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville.
He was born on October 4, 1934, in Carlyle, son of Walter and Olive (Hempen) Siddell. He married Dorothy Thorpe on February 28, 1961, and she preceded him in death on August 1, 2009.
Mr. Siddell is survived by 2 sons – Jerry Siddell, and Gary Siddell and fiancé Deb Kuhl, all of Boulder; 2 daughters – Debbie (Siddell) Corzine and Pennie Siddell, both of Huey; a granddaughter – Amanda “Amy” Corzine of Huey; a sister – Jane Morgan and husband Larry of Huey; 2 nieces, several great nieces and great nephews, and 3 very special puppies – Jodie, Suzie, and Chloe.
Mr. Siddell served in the Air National Guard Reserves and later worked for Bell Telephone. He was co-owner of Siddell Grain Bins and he enjoyed farming until his retirement in 1995. Johnnie loved being outside, working with his pecan trees and tractors, and shopping for tools at pawn shops.
Private services will be held for Mr. Siddell. His family suggests expressions of sympathy in his memory be made to the Leukemia Foundation, and they will be received at Zieren Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.zierenfuneralhome.com.
Zieren Funeral Home
1111 Clinton Street
Carlyle, Il 62231