Michael Duvall

Feb 8th, 1948 - Jan 6th, 2018


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Wed, Jan. 10th, 2018 11am


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Wed, Jan. 10th, 2018 1pm

Michael Duvall

Marion- Michael Ray “Frenchy” Duvall, 69, of Marion, passed away at 3:02 PM, Saturday, January 6, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital.

Mike was born on February 8, 1948 in Shawneetown to Clyde and Mary Nell (Barley) Duvall. He married Cathy Boles on December 29, 1993 at Warder St. Baptist Church in Marion.  She survives of Marion.

He was retired from AMAX Delta Mine where he worked many years as a welder prior to his retirement. He was Baptist and a member of the United Mine Workers of America.

He was a jack of all trades who enjoyed helping anyone who needed it. He liked to keep busy helping others or tending to his vegetable garden.  In his spare time he liked hunting deer, but most enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.  He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Survivors include-

Wife- Cathy Duvall of Marion

Son- Chuck Hill and wife Kelly of Marion

Son- Josh Hill and wife Mattie of Marion

Son- Tim Duvall of Ridgeway

Son- Greg Duvall and wife Tracy of Ridgeway

Son- Wesley Duvall of Shawneetown

14 Grandchildren

Brother- Rick Duvall of Palatine

Brother- Joe Duvall of Metrop

Sister- Becky Stenelle- Shawneetown

Sister- Brenda Hirsch of Shawneetown

Many nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters- Mary and Judy.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. Rev. Andy Lee will officiate.  Burial will follow at Fountains Cemetery, south of Marion.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time of service, Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations are suggested to the family and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ 1704 N. Court/ Marion, IL   62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.bluefuneralhome.com.

5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Cindy Brown

    From: Vienna, Illinois

    Date: January 8, 2018

    He will be missed by all that knew him. Mike may you rest in peace until I see you again (lol)

  • Guest: Joy Horn

    From: Creal springs, Illinois

    Date: January 9, 2018

    Cathy, so very sorry for your loss. God give you and all the family strength. Prayers.

  • Guest: Cindy Crane Decker (cousin)

    From: Shawneetown, Illinois

    Date: January 9, 2018

    So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

  • Guest: Debbie Sue Farris

    From: Goreville, Illinois

    Date: January 10, 2018

    Cathy I am so sorry to hear about Mike I know what you’re going through I’m very sorry for you and your family.

  • Guest: Lisa Fry

    From: Butler , Pennsylvania

    Date: January 12, 2018

    I’m very sore for your loss. God bless you all. Lisa Fry