Vernon Evans Metcalf

Vernon Evans Metcalf age 87 of Maryville, IL, born March 23, 1925 in Center MO, passed away at 7:23pm Friday March 15, 2013 at his residence.

He was retired after 25 years of service as a quality control manager for L.E. Sauer Machine Company in Kirkwood, MO.  He was a past president of AAIM American Association of Industrial Management, he enjoyed fishing, camping, reading, and he never met a stranger, but what was most important to him was his family.

Vernon was preceded in death by his parents Vernon Theodore and Henrietta Ellen nee Evans Metcalf, and an infant daughter Brenda Sue Metcalf.

He is survived by his wife Bonnie Mae nee Soden Metcalf whom he married September 1, 1947, three sons Vernon (Kelley) Metcalf of Columbia, IL, Jerry (Janice) Metcalf of Glen Carbon, IL, and Bruce (Peggy) Metcalf of Collinsville, IL, a daughter Karen Hiles of Collinsville, IL, eight grandchildren Chad and Clayton Hiles of Michigan, Sarah (Blake) Kearney of Ohio, Stephanie (Nathan) Bergman of Waterloo, IL, Andrew Metcalf of Colorado, Ian Metcalf of Columbia, IL, Kim (Scott) Peery of Collinsville, IL, and Jon (Beth) Metcalf of Troy, IL, ten great grandchildren Bryce and Kylen Bergman, Logan,  Nadia, and Nora Kearney, Jacob, James, and Suzanne Metcalf, and Kyle and Ryan Peery.

Memorial service will be at 11am on Monday March 18, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Maryville 7110 State Route 162 Maryville, IL, with Rev. Dr. Tom Hufty officiating.

Upon Vernon’s request his body was donated to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice 333 Salem Place Suite 165 Fairview Heights, IL  62208.

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