Jessie Donald (Don) Fain, age 89, of Casey, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at 1:05 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Casey Health Care Center, Casey, IL. He was born August 23, 1927 in Casey, IL, the son of John W. Fain and Almira “Marie” Biggs Fain. On December 10, 1949 he married Norma Lee Paul in Toledo, IL.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Norma Fain; sons, Ronnie (Nila) Fain, Stanley (Terri Hock) Fain and Larry Fain; daughter, Brenda (Brian) Hammond, all of Casey, IL; sister, Wanda (Howard) Winters of Casey, IL; son in law, Richard Hippler of Casey, IL; twelve grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gene Fain; sisters, Elsie Grissom and Wilma Howard; daughter, Donna Lee Hippler; son, Jon Michael Fain and infant grandson, Jacob Eugene Fain.
Don spent his entire life farming and working in the oilfields. His favorite pastimes were gardening, mowing and fishing with his grandchildren. Don was a faithful member of the White Oak Church of God.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Markwell Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Toner officiating. Burial will follow in the Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, IL. Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., Casey, IL.
Markwell Funeral Home of Casey, IL is in charge of the arrangements.