Ronald L. Eblin, 58 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:38 a.m. at his residence in Taylorville. He was born on December 20, 1958 in Taylorville, Ill. the son of Robert LeClair and Vivian Delores (Westland) Eblin. He married Tina M. Smith on October 26, 2012 in Taylorville. He worked as a Group Lead Route SVE Rep for Quest Diagnostics in Springfield, Ill. Ron was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and Military Police. He was active in Scouting and sports, Little League Baseball, Jr. and Senior High Baseball, Basketball, Track, and Football lettering in all sports. He was a past member of VFW Post #4495 in Taylorville.
Surviving are his wife: Tina Eblin of Taylorville, Ill.; daughter: Nicole “Nikki” Caroline (Josh) Heacock of Collinsville, Ill.; step-daughter: Lela Mundhenke and companion Damion Powell of Taylorville, Ill.; sisters: Yvonne (Bob) Yard; Pam (Henry) Prehn; Suzy (Bob) Anderson all of Taylorville, Ill. and Debbie (Kurt) Bangert of Nokomis, Ill.; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters: Dawn E. Vanhooser and Sheri Eblin.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Jim Ferrell officiating. Burial will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.