MARION — Ruel L. Young, 85, passed away at 7:58 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. A eulogy will be delivered by his son-in-law, R. Courtney Hughes. The Rev. Mike Cash will officiate. Burial will follow in San Carlo Cemetery in Herrin. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

Memorial donations are suggested to St. Francis CARE and will be accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home, 201 S. 13th St., Herrin, IL 62948. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, visit

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