Virgil Dean Maurer 82, of Oaktown, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020 while at Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born April 23, 1937 in Marshall IL the son of the late Reno and Flossie (Wright) Maurer. Virgil was a 1955 graduate from Marshall IL. High School where he participated in football and track. He enjoyed gardening and handing out produce to family and friends. Virgil was employed by Penn-Central Railroad, Midwest Telephone Co, Contel, GTE, and Verizon; after retiring from Verizon he worked for Frontier Telephone Co.
Virgil is survived by; his loving wife, Marilyn whom he married September 1, 1990; a brother, Herbert Maurer; a sister, Wilma Cox; four sons, Richard Maurer (Jackie), Scott Maurer, Gerald Maurer, and Barry Maurer; three grandchildren, Angela, Shawn, and Kayla.
Preceding him in death were his parents; first wife, Lillian Smith; brothers, Edgar, Earl, Gene and Reno; two sisters, Norma Maurer and Barbara Bentley. Visitation will be Thursday, January 30, 1:30 to 3:30 P.M.followed by a funeral at 3:30 P.M.Arrangements were entrusted to Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Oaktown Chapel. Burial will be in Oaktown Cemetery. You may leave a condolence at www.fredrickandson.com. Per request of the family, in lieu of flowers please make a contribution to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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