Earl's Story

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Earl E. Sandusky, 86, of Benton passed away peacefully October 11, 2016 at his home.
He was the son of James Randall & Ella (Williamson) Sandusky. He married Barbara Sandusky on September 30, 1973, and she survives.
Also surviving are:
Son: Randy Sandusky & wife Debbie of Florida
Daughter: Kay Pomeroy & husband Greg of Texas
Grandson: Doug Suhr & wife Stephanie of Roscoe, IL
Grandson: Jeremiah Sandusky of Florida
Grandson: Bryan Pomeroy of Texas
Granddaughter: Nicole Pomeroy of Texas
6 Great-Grandchildren
Mr. Sandusky was preceded in death by his Parents, 1 Sister, 2 Brothers & 1 Nephew.
Earl worked for Joy Mining Equipment for 20 years, and then worked at the Benton Airport for 15 years. He loved flying, auto racing & hunting.
Music was the passion of his life. He played professionally for several years.
Mr. Sandusky was an Air Force Veteran, attaining the rank of SGT, and served during the Korean War.
It was Mr. Sandusky's wishes to be cremated, and no services to be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the West Side Baptist Church Bus Ministry 2900 Veterans Memorial Drive Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 or to Morton & Johnston Funeral Home 410 South Main Street, Benton, IL 62812.
The Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton is in charge of arrangements.
For more information or to sign the online guest register please visit www.mortonjohnstonfuneralhome.com
Published on October 13, 2016
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