Loran Wrightsman Jr., 80, of Danville, passed away 12:10 AM Wednesday December 25, 2013 at Garden View Manor in Danville, IL.
He was born Nov. 14, 1933 near Covington, IN the son of Loran W. and Louise (Martin) Wrightsman Sr. He married Juanita F. Hancock Aug. 11, 1957 in Stone Bluff, Indiana.
Surviving family include two sons, Randolph E. (Teresa) Wrightsman, Rockville IN; Stanley Wrightsman, Crawfordsville, IN; three daughters, Debra Lynn McNair, Danville IL; Lauren L. “Lucy” Morgan, Covington IN; Pamela A Felgenhauer, Moline IL; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; nine siblings, Thelma Hoyt, Oklahoma; Lois Melvin, Crawfordsville; Donald Walls, Crawfordsville; Daniel Walls, Watertown; David Walls, Kentucky; Dolores Zachary, North Carolina; Joyce Watson, New York; Steven Davis, Plainfield; Melisa Germain, Indianapolis.
Siblings that have preceded him in death include, Ruby Wrightsman, Bobby Walls, Violet Walls, Janice Dowell, Loretta Fuller, Carol Pence, and John Walls
Loran was employed for many years at Olin / Flexel near Covington until the company closed in 1996. He had served his country in the US Army after graduating high school.
Graveside service will be 4:00 PM (EDT) Saturday December 28, 2013 at Cold Spring Cemetery near Veedersburg. Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post #288 in Veedersburg. Visitation will begin at 3:00 pm (EDT) Saturday December 28, 2013 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com