MARION — Vernon “V.E.” Walthes, 70, passed away at 2:13 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at his residence.
V.E. was born March 19, 1948, in New Baden, to Vernon and Betty (Mainwaring) Walthes.
He was the owner/operator of V.E.'s Barbershop in West Frankfort for many years.
V.E. was in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Diann; daughter, Lydia Ann; grandson, Jaxson Renn; and father.
V.E. is survived by his daughter, Heather (Larry) Snodgrass; mother, Betty Walthes; granddaughter, Georgie Renn; and son-in-law, Mike (Angie) Renn.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, in Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort, with Brother Lloyd Whittaker officiating. Burial will be in Denning Cemetery on the Orient Road. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, March 17, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Condolences of sympathy may be made at www.unionfh.com.