Donald L. Luttrell Sr.

ODIN — Donald L. Luttrell Sr., 77, of Odin, passed away at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at his home in Odin.

He was born on June 9, 1937 in Odin, the son of Kenneth Lyle and Edith Marie (Carter) Luttrell. Donald married Avis (Holsapple) Luttrell on January 1, 1956 at Bethel Baptist Church in Odin. She survives in Odin.

Mr. Luttrell is survived by his wife; two sons, Donald Luttrell Jr. of Centralia, and Kevin Luttrell of Mississippi; six grandchildren, Michael Ross and wife Diane of Florida, Renee Huge and husband Charlie of Odin, Keith Luttrell and wife Chastity of Tennessee, Matthew Luttrell and wife Jamie of Mississippi, Alicia Nicole Luttrell of Florida, Joshua Adam Luttrell and wife Christin of Mississippi; two sisters, Wanda Lee and husband Harold of Odin, and Betty Teitsort and husband Roger of Odin; and 16 great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Jerry Bateman; and sister Dorothy “Dottie” Arnold.

He worked as Carman for the Illinois Central Railroad. He was owner of Luttrell Trucking where he was truck driver for many years. He owned Your Next Karaoke in Champaign for many years. He enjoyed singing, traveling, and spending time with his family. He was raised in Bethel Baptist Church. He attended Sandoval Apostolic Church. He was sexton for Paradise Cemetery in Salem.

Graveside service will be held at 11 am. Monday, March 16, 2015 at Peaceful Valley Cemetery in Odin, with Pastor Claude Howell officiating.

Friends may call on Monday at time of service & asked to meet at the cemetery.

Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia is in charge of arrangements.

Please visit irvinfuneralhome.com to leave an online condolence for the family.