Donald L. Crosier, 88, of Rushville, passed away at 2:48 PM, Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at the Rushville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rushville.
He was born on June 19, 1930, in Schuyler County, Illinois, the son of Vail and Goldie (Rittenhouse) Crosier.
He served in the US Army from February 1953 to January 1955 and in the Reserves until 1962.
Don worked at International Harvester in Canton and Caterpillar in Peoria. He also worked as a mechanic at Nelson Implement Company in Mt. Sterling.
He loved being outside and in the country hunting mushrooms and deer, fishing and camping. He enjoyed building, repairing and fixing things. He was a member of the Mt. Sterling American Legion Post.
Surviving are two sons Larry Crosier and David Crosier both of Rushville, two daughters Debbie A. Walters of Rushville and Becky Crosier of Canton, seven grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, one brother Robert Crosier of Hobart, Indiana, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one daughter Carolyn Peterman, two brothers Harold Crosier and Francis Crosier, four sisters Pauline Doyle, Dorothy Huggins, Betty Foote, and Alice Cunningham.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, August 6, 2018, at the Rushville City Cemetery, with Pastor Larry DeSha officiating. Military rites by Schuyler American Legion Post # 4. Memorials may be made to the Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice or the Schuyler County Humane Society.