Gailord Beghtol

Gailord BeghtolGailord Franklin Beghtol, 85, of Rushville died at 7:45 a.m. Jan. 2, 2011, at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

He was born Sept. 10, 1925, in Oakland Township, Schuyler County, a son of Lawrence and Bernice Marie Phillips Beghtol.

Surviving are four nieces, Connie (and Jim) Dodd, Lou Ann (and Dan) Norton, Diann (and Steve) Skiles and Gina (and Ron) Cox; and four nephews, Mike (and Brenda) Billingsley, Terry Billingsley, Jeff (and Gina) Billingsley and Frank (and Kathy) Billingsley.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Bernice Imogene Billingsley; and one brother, Eldon Beghtol.

He farmed and worked construction for his brother-in-law, C. E. Billingsley Construction. He also helped at Rushville Roller Rink for many years.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Jeremy Norton officiating. Burial will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Activity Fund or Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/5/2011