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Ronnie Fewkes

November 27th, 1946 – August 28th, 2015

Ronnie E. Fewkes, age 68 of Table Grove, IL, passed away at 11:50 pm on Friday, August 28, 2015 at his home. He was born on November 27, 1946 in Table Grove, the son of Kelly and Marjorie Mae (Abernathy) Fewkes.

He is survived by his three daughters, Rhonda McClure of Rushville, IL, Becky Fewkes of Table Grove, IL, and Robin Fewkes of Galesburg, IL, his four grandchildren, Mickayla McGovern, Alexandria McClure, Haley Fewkes, and Austin Fewkes, two great-granddaughters Maddison and Emma McGovern, two sisters, Judy Goulding of Bushnell, IL and Delores Maxson of Table Grove, and Jay Paul Fewkes of Table Grove.

Ronnie was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Fewkes and Joe Kelly Fewkes.

He was an Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War.

Ronnie was manager of Bader and Company grain elevators. He also worked at Midwest Elevator in Macomb, road construction, and was an over the road trucker, driving for WW Transport of West Burlington, IA.

He was a member of the Table Grove American Legion and the Macomb, VFW.

He enjoyed playing and coaching softball and spending time with his grandchildren. He loved NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt. He also enjoyed playing the scratch off lottery games.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Private graveside services will be held at a later date in the Harris Cemetery in Table Grove.


August 31st, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God Bless, Jerrie Ann Walters, Marc Coursey & Family

August 31st, 2015

So sorry

September 1st, 2015

Rhonda and family,
so saddened to hear of your dad's passing. thanks for allowing me the times to help with his care and getting to know him- he sure knew he was loved. you have my prayers and hugs... beth oeser family

September 2nd, 2015

We are so sorry for your loss. I worked with Ron at WW. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, he will always live in your hearts.
Don and Linda Gipe

September 2nd, 2015

We are sorry to hear of the loss of Ron. He was my truck partner at WW for two years. He will be deeply missed. He was a great man and a hero of our military. Hats off to you Ron. With deepest sympathy.
Joe and Teryan Newman and Family

September 5th, 2015

So sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. I am a niece of his brother Charlie and hadn't seen him for many years. Even so, I will never forget that great smile and the twinkle in his eyes. Love and prayers to all of his family. Jody McDonald.