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March 30, 2020

3/23/2020 9:49:00 AM
James Robert Mefford

James Robert Mefford, 93, of Lawrenceville, Illinois died Friday March 20, 2020 at his residence.

He was born December 31, 1926 in Wyandotte, Michigan, the son of James Ellsworth and Lois Emma (Kensler) Mefford. He married Patsy Jones in 1949, and she survives.

Bob was a postal worker, and served as Lawrenceville Postmaster from 1976 until his retirement in 1990. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Lawrenceville, Illinois, where he served as Deacon, Chairman of the Board, and Trustee. He served in the United States Navy. His memberships include the Kiwanis Club, Elks, and American Legion. He served on the Police Pension Fund Board.

Along with his wife Patsy, he is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Schrey and her husband Steve of Olney, Illinois, a son, Randy Mefford of Lawrenceville, Illinois, a half-sister, Patricia Chansler of Abingdon, Illinois, a half-brother, David Mefford and his wife Beverly of Lawrenceville, Illinois, three grandchildren, Aaron Schrey and wife Natalie, Brett Schrey and wife Casey Parker, Jennifer Holler and husband Travis, three step-grandchildren, Tiffany Wampler and her husband Scott, Brock Kessler and his wife Abby, Jamie Goss and her husband Larry and two great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be conducted Wednesday at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.

Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the State mandates that we are not allowed to open this service to the public. Thank you for your understanding. Please feel free to make online condolences or send cards to the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to the First Christian Church in Lawrenceville, Illinois.

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