Paul H. Nevitt
Paul H. Nevitt, age 79, of Sherman, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Paul was born March 13, 1938 in Springfield, the son of Clyde and Stella Stout Nevitt. He married Mary Lou Wolfe on May 19, 1962 in Pinckneyville.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou of Sherman; one son, Greg (wife Susan) Nevitt of Springfield; a sister-in-law, Joan Nevitt; and niece, Lisa (husband Mark) Griffeth.
Paul is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, aunts & uncles, and brother, Martin Nevitt.
He graduated from Athens High School in 1956. He first started working at Allis-Chalmers, Standard Oil Company, and later the Springfield Fire Department for 21 years. Paul also worked for Pyr-tech Inc. in Collinsville.
Paul served for the US Army from 1959 until 1962, assigned as a radio operator for 22 months in Germany. He was a member of the American Legion Post 32, Illinois Association of Retired Fire Fighters, and the National Rifle Association.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Athens Christian Church.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Athens Christian Church at 10:00 AM with Rev. Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial will be held immediately after the services at Joel Hall Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Athens Christian Church.
Mott & Henning Funeral is assisting the Nevitt family. On-line condolences can be shared at www.mottandhenning.com.