Darrell F. Weikle


MAROA — Darrell F. Weikle, 87, of Maroa, passed away at 10:02 a.m. on August 22, 2020, at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehab.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with DMH Hospice Chaplain Jan Dial officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow at Maroa Cemetery, Maroa.  Visitation will be held from 5–7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. The family requests guests come in casual attire.

Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Darrell was born on January 10, 1933, in Warrensburg, the son of Fred and Edna (Bird) Weikle.  He married Patricia Ann Burgess on September 29, 1963, in Decatur. She passed away February 24, 2019.

Survivors include his children, Pam Weikle, Maroa, and Tim (Patty) Weikle, Taylorville; four grandchildren, Jessica, Amber, Alex, and Kate; siblings, Shirley Oakes, Maroa; Jean Hill, Decatur; and Frank Weikle, Maroa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters.

Darrell served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired from Caterpillar after 28 years. He enjoyed fishing, camping and was a Maroa–Forsyth sports fan.

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com