Carl Russell Rodmaker, 80, of Beecher City passed away at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday (May 26, 2015) at his residence.

Private graveside services were held Thursday at the Hubbartt Cemetery, Beecher City with Pastor Tom Fedrigon officiating. Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Beecher City is in charge of arrangements.

He was born April 3, 1935 in Tuscola the son of Lee and Charlene (Pippen) Rodmaker. He married Judy Wood September 5, 1986 in Decatur.

He worked for the Illinois Central Railroad for over 41 years and was a member of the St. Elmo Christian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Judy; son, Doug Rodmaker of Decatur; daughter Kathy Herold (Mike) of Decatur; step-daughter, Julie Moore of Beecher City; brothers, Marvin and Larry; sister, Bonnie; grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Mike and step-daughter, Lynette Gooch.