WAYNESVILLE - Derald L. Reinhart, 83, of Waynesville, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Sunday, September 23, 2012 at Blessing Hospital while residing at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy. Derald had been fighting a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
Funeral Services for Derald will be held on Friday, September 28, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Waynesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Becky Barrow officiating.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the Waynesville United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Waynesville.
Derald Lee Reinhart was born March 29, 1929, in Lincoln, the son of Edward Lee and Ethel Caroline Klemm Reinhart. He married Doris E. Kindred on November 6, 1952. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this fall.
Surviving are his wife, Doris; his children: Connie (Jeff) Starkey of Beardstown, Roger (Nancy) Reinhart of Waynesville and Bradley (Jeanmarie) Reinhart of Newell, SD; seven grandchildren: Marlana (Neal) Coulter, Nathan (Nicole) Reinhart, Matt (Kristy Probyn) Reinhart, Katie (Mark) Hobrock, Nicholas (Audra) Reinhart, Tyler Starkey and Clay Starkey; five great-grandchildren: Lakin and Gage Hobrock, Wyatt Reinhart, Zeb Coulter and Eliza Reinhart; and several step-grandchildren. Derald is also survived by his siblings: Wanda (Bob) Billiter of Atlanta, Beverly (Dean) Shull of Morton and Larry (Ruth) Reinhart of Bloomington; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one grandson.
Derald's childhood was spent in the Waynesville area, attending Maple Grove School and graduating from Waynesville High School in 1947. He entered the United States Army in 1950, serving during the Korean Conflict. Derald was baptized and married at the Waynesville United Methodist Church. He was a dedicated grain and livestock farmer. He was also active in the Waynesville American Legion and the Boy Scouts and served as a Boy Scout Leader.
Memorials may be made to the Waynesville United Methodist Church or the Waynesville American Legion.
Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta.
.Published in The Lincoln Courier on September 26, 2012
1 Edward Lee Reinhart Ethel Caroline Klemm
2 Wanda (Bob) Billiter of Atlanta
2 Beverly (Dean) Shull of Morton
2 Larry (Ruth) Reinhart of Bloomington
2 Derald Lee Reinhart, b. March 29, 1929, Lincoln, IL, d. September 23, 2012, of Waynesville, IL Doris E. Kindred m. November 6, 1952