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Floyd “Butch” Waggoner

Floyd “Butch” Waggoner, 72, died Monday, December 9, 2019, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Butch was born in Elizabethtown, on Aug 11, 1947 to Abner and Robbie Waggoner. He married Roberta “Bobbie” Lynn Van Niman of Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Aug. 18, 1973.
He is preceded in death by his wife “Bobbie”, parents, and brothers Russell and Nelson.
Butch is survived by his children, Matthew and his wife, Christine, of Springfield, Virginia and Kimberly Anne Zeller and her husband, Adam, of Houston, Texas; and three grandsons, Logan Waggoner, Benjamin Zeller, and Zachary Zeller; niece, Monica and Lance Barnes of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; and numerous cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 14, 2019, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Pastor Larry Gilbert officiating. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m., Friday, December 13, 2019, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Willowrest Cemetery in Carterville.
Memorials may be made to Gum Drops, Anne West Lindsey District Library, to the Carterville Pantry, or to a scholarship in his name at John A Logan College.


  1. Lowell Gowins on December 10, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Sad to hear of the passing of my friend and classmat

    • Kimberly Waggoner on December 20, 2019 at 8:17 pm

      Thank you. He will be missed dearly.

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