Posted: Mon 1:45 PM, Sep 23, 2013
Funeral Home: Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home
Ennis Ray Runner, 90, of Richardsville, died Saturday, September 21, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Runner was born May 21, 1923, a son of the late Robert Washington Runner and Laura Hines Runner. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mildred Earline Runner and Lillie Dee Runner Kennedy.
Mr. Runner was a Richardsville High School graduate and worked as a farmer. He was a member of Rays Branch United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Fairy Burris Runner; a son, Robert Terrell Runner (Janet); a daughter, Jennifer Runner Douglas (Mike); two sisters, Geralline Hudnall, and Mozelle Hogue (Alvin); five grandchildren, Debbie Hendrick (Brian), Donna Gray-Glenn (Rooster), Teresa Bullock (Chad), Matthew Douglas and Daniel Douglas; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home, where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Oak Forest Union Church Cemetery in Riverside.