Victor Eugene Painter, 59 years old, of Effingham, Illinois passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon January 7, 2017 at 1:38 PM at his home near Lake Sara in Summit Township, Effingham County, Illinois.
Memorial Services will be at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont, Illinois with the Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating on Thursday Morning January 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Visitation for family and friends will be conducted for a short time at the church prior to the Memorial Services. Per his wishes, Vic will be cremated and a private family burial will be at a later date.
Victor was born August 20, 1957, the son of Bud and Emily Lewis-Painter. He married Sheryl Ann Lowry on July 28, 1978 in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Effingham, Illinois.
Vic worked at the 76 Truck Plaza in Effingham for a number of years before working for his father at the Western Auto Store before it closed. Vic was proud of his work in security at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Illinois for over 20 years. Vic loved his family and friends and anything outdoors as fishing, shooting and archery. The past few years of illness had limited his enjoyment for life, but loved his grandson and enjoyed watching him play.
Memorials may be directed to the HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital % Home Care Department, Effingham, Illinois.
He is survived by his Wife Sheryl Ann Painter, Daughter Angela Painter, Son Kyle and Grandson Rigley Painter, and Mother Mrs. Emily Painter all of Effingham, Illinois, Brother Tim (wife, Shelly) Painter of Silver Point, Tennessee, Sisters Tonna (husband, Fred) Percival of Watson, Illinois, and Dinah VanDelinder of Manito, Illinois, Mother-in-law Mrs. Donald (Fran) Lowry of Effingham and Foley, Alabama, Brother-in-law Donald Jr. (wife, Tina) Lowry of Foley, Alabama and several Nieces and Nephews
He was preceded in death by His Father Buddy “Bud” Painter and Father-in-law Donald Lowry Sr.