Bruce Wayne Molohon
December 7, 1937 ~ July 10, 2013
Bruce Wayne Molohon, 75, of Jacksonville, and formerly of the Raymond and Waggoner areas, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 1:55 p.m. at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville.
He was born Dec. 7, 1937, at Harvel, the son of Roy and Mary (Lessman) Molohon. He married Connie M. Brown on Nov. 23, 1977, at Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Corinne Specht and Mary Lou Wood; and brothers, James and Leonard "Bud" Molohon.
Bruce was a retired cabinet maker. He also retired from Freeman Crown II Mine at Virden as a high voltage electrician. He was a member of Our Saviour Catholic Church in Jacksonville, United Mine Workers of America, Ansar Shrine and Morrisonville Blue Lodge. Bruce enjoyed his black lab, Coal Train; when you saw one the other was close behind. He enjoyed gardening, inventing new things and, most of all, he enjoyed being with his family.
Survivors include wife, Connie M. (Brown) Molohon of Jacksonville; three sons, Dale (Ethel) Molohon of Loami, Rodney Molohon of Quincy and Jeff (Debbie) Molohon of Auburn; two daughters, Crystal (Gene) Dale of Hazelton, Pa., and Laurie Murphy Bowman (Heath) of Decatur; grandchildren, Tina Molohon, Tiffany (Luchian) Norton, David Molohon, Dusty (Ginger) Molohon, Tyler (Amanda) Molohon, Blake (Katie) Molohon, Savannah Bowman, Celeste Bowman, Cheyenne Bowman, Tonya Dale, Renee Dale, Kourtney Dale and Heather Dale; one great-granddaughter, BriAnna Molohon; sisters, Viola Boston of Granite City and Helen McWard of Taylorville; and many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Raymond Catholic Church in Raymond with the Rev. Gerald Bunse officiating. Burial was at Asbury Cemetery in Raymond. Visitation was Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time at St. Raymond Catholic Church. Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2001 South Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63131. Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.