Roy Schmollinger, 72


Roy Lynn Schmollinger, 72, of Coffeen, died on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at HSHS St. Johns Hospital in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 18, at Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Funeral services will be  at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, May 19, at the funeral home with Rev. Chase Wilhelm officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Mulberry Grove with military rites conducted by Mulberry Grove American Legion.

Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr.Schmollinger was born on March 8, 1949, in Highland, to Richard B. and Elsie V. (Smith) Schmollinger. He married Marcia McCormick at Liberty Church on Dec. 5, 1970.

Mr. Schmollinger was a graduate of Greenville High School and worked as a welder and at Vanseal Corp in Vandalia. He served in the US Army during Vietnam and was a fuel hauler. In his spare time, he enjoyed gardening.

Mr. Schmollinger is survived by his wife; sons, Jason Schmollinger and Clint (Katie) Schmollinger both of Coffeen; grandchildren, Ryan and Rylee Schmollinger, and Troy and Tori Schmollinger; two great-grandchildren, Nora and Ella Schmollinger; and two brothers, James D. (Donna) Schmollinger of Eugene, OR, and Larry M. (Lois) Schmollinger of Mount Grove MO.

He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Nichole Schmollinger; two brothers, Gerald and Donald Schmollinger; and one sister, Carla Sitzler.

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