Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009
James A. "Honie" Hone, 71, of 10593 E. County Road 600 N., Mattoon, Ill., died at 5:22 a.m. March 1, 2009, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 10, 1937 in Celina, to Paul and Evelyn Hines Hone. On Dec. 31, 1960, he married Linda Sydenstricker, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Debbie (Pat) Sowers, Casey, Ill.; a son, Danny (Cindy), West Union, Ill.; a sister, Judy Piper, Neptune; a cousin, Pat (Duane) Linn, Rockford; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was employed by Lawrence Dental Lab in Mattoon, and for Underwood Dental Lab for approximately 40 years; and for a brief period he was employed by Ragle's Dental Lab in Champaign. He was a member ofand served as an elder at the Woodlawn Community Church in Charleston, Ill. until it closed in 2008. He then attended the Central Community Church in Mattoon.
A 1955 graduate from Celina High School, he graduated from Elkhart University of Technology in 1958 where he received a degree as a dental technician.
Services are10 a.m. Wednesday at the Central Community Church, Mattoon, the Revs. Lou Butler and Randy Skaja officiating. Burial is at Bethel Cemetery, southeast of Mattoon.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. today at the Schilling Funeral Home, Mattoon.
Contributions may be made to Casey Health Care.