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Wayne Batterton

July 24th, 1936 – January 3rd, 2016

Wayne L. Batterton, age 79 of Astoria, IL, passed away at 2:12 am on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He was born on July 24, 1936 in Bernadotte, IL, the son of Cecil and Evelyn (Watson) Batterton. He married Roberta J. Horwedel on July 16, 1955 in Ipava, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are his son Randy (and Mary) Batterton of Mt. Carmel, IL, his daughter Cindy (and Logan) McClain of Table Grove, IL, five grandchildren; Gina (and Ryan) Gregory, Chris Batterton, April (and Wes) Stoneking, Derek Batterton, and Daniel Spencer, eleven great-grandchildren; Destiny Gregory, Drake Stoneking, Hallie Batterton, Faith Gregory, Hannah Spencer, Jade McClain, Daryssa Stoneking, Hanna Batterton, Kyleigh Batterton, Jacelee Batterton, and Jaxson Batterton, one sister Mary Lou Isbell, and three brothers, Jerry (and Joyce) Batterton of Canton, IL, Bob (and Joyce) Batterton of Farmington, IL, and Kenny (and Judy) Batterton of Harlingen, TX.

Wayne worked at Skiles Fertilizer in Astoria for 10 years. He then worked for International Harvester in Canton, IL and Navistar in Urbana, OH for over 30 years, retiring in 1995.

He was an active member of the Isaac Walton League, serving as President for 6 years. He was a member of the Good Sam Camping Club, the Eagle's Club in Mt. Carmel, IL, and the Sons of the American Legion at the Ipava American Legion.

Wayne enjoyed camping, woodworking, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to the Astoria Fire and Rescue Squad, the American Cancer Society, or a charity of your choice.

Condolences


January 4th, 2016

Very sad to hear of Waynes passing.I always looked forward to seeing him at the campground. Peace and love to all the family.

January 4th, 2016

Very sad to hear of Waynes passing.I always looked forward to seeing him at the campground. Peace and love to all the family .Greg and Deb Grounds

January 4th, 2016

thinking of Bert and family.May the good Lord bless and keep in His hands. Anita and Bob

January 4th, 2016

I had heard he had been sick and was saddened to hear of his passing! Prayers to all his family and may they find peace at their time of grieving! God bless!
The Atwaters

January 4th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you ALL. The Gary Taylor Family

January 4th, 2016

Grandpa was always a hard worker and would give his shirt off his back to help anybody out. I'll always miss going out to the campground with him this summer and going fishing! We love you very much grandpa!❤❤ -Jade💓

January 4th, 2016

So very sorry to have heard of Waynes passing. I always enjoyed seeing him at the campground. Prayers out to you all.
The Close family

January 4th, 2016

Our sincere sympathy to you, Bert, and all your family. Peace and comfort to you all. Garth and Carolyn Cripe

January 4th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. He will beissed. Greg and Alice Johnson

January 4th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. He will be missed. Greg and Alice Johnson

January 4th, 2016

We will miss him always. He was always a great older brother. Kenny & Judy batterton

January 4th, 2016

So sorry for the loss of Wayne,he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Thoughts are with Bert,Cindy & Randy at this time.
Diane and Gary Westlake

January 4th, 2016

So sad to hear of his passing. Nice man and co-resident of our Park. Blessings to you Bert. Love, Paula Williams

January 4th, 2016

So sorry to hear about Wayne passing--he was always so helpful to everyone in Park Place--miss you Bert--Pat & Claus

January 4th, 2016

We will miss him at the campground. Our thoughts are with you Bert and your family.
Don and Karen Siefferman

January 4th, 2016

our sympathy goes out to you Roberta, Randy, & Cyndy---- John& Brenda Robinson

January 4th, 2016

Randy, Mary, Chris & Derrick we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Know that we send our love and prayers for your family. Love Rodger and Angie Beard

January 5th, 2016

My condolences go out to the Batterton family. I will keep you in my prayers and thoughts.

January 5th, 2016

So sorry about your loss. Gary& Judy Moose

January 5th, 2016

So sorry for your loss you are in our prayers. Buck and Lori Hagey

January 5th, 2016

Sorry for your loss Gale&Annie Beekman

January 5th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Wendell & Alice Clanin

January 5th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers. Marla Mayall

January 5th, 2016

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Ed and Marella Miedema(Park Place friends)

January 5th, 2016

So sorry for your loss.Prayers for peace and comfort to the family. maurice and kathy{cozadd} cox

January 5th, 2016

so sorry for your loss wayne& I go back a long way always enjoyable times John&Linda

January 5th, 2016

Please accept our sincere condolences. We have many fond memories of our friendship with Wayne and Bert at Park Place TX. May God hold you all with his healing hands. Much love, Dick and Pat Casper

January 5th, 2016

So sorry to hear of Wayne's death. Condolences to Cindy and Randy also. He will be missed by all. However he has made a lot of memories for his children, grandchildren any you also Roberta. Sally Atwater

January 6th, 2016

Randy and Mary, sorry to hear of your dad's passing. We send our thoughts and prayers. Love Bill and Bonnie Bailey

January 6th, 2016

Our condolences to the Batterton family. Sorry for your loss. Dianna & Jack Beaird

January 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. I don't know if your Wayne is the same one I knew as a child. Wayne was our paper boy. He was about ten yrs older than me. Just remember him as a handsome and athletic young man about 16 or so.

January 6th, 2016

Roberta thinking of you. Sorry for your loss. Your neighbor Elana

January 7th, 2016

We are thinking of you and your family. Wayne will be missed. The campground will be at a loss without him. George and Sheila

January 7th, 2016

May you find peace in this promise found in Revelation 21:3-5.

January 7th, 2016

Bert; Wayne will be missed by everyone whose life he touched.Peace to you and your family. Love Wib & Nancy

January 7th, 2016

So sorry to hear of Waynes passing. I am sure he will be missed. Love Garry & Joyce Behymer

January 8th, 2016

So sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Our thoughts are with you, Bert, and your family. Do have so many fond memories of Wayne while at Park Place. He was such a handy man and could do anything and was willing to help others. I personally thank him for his help in the Park wood shop. Where ever Wayne was, he made a difference. So, friend, rest in peace.
Harold Bisel

January 13th, 2016

Very sad to hear wayne passed Iseen quite abit at the mower shop

May 31st, 2016

Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies. The Bible promises everlasting life in human perfection on a paradise earth.- Revelation 21:3, 4.