Johnnie G. Sturm (73)

Grayville, Illinois
Birth: November 6, 1949
Death: December 31, 2022

Johnnie G. Sturm, 73, of Grayville, Illinois, died Saturday, December 31, 2022, at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born November 6, 1949, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Willard J. Sturm and Helen J. (Ramming) Sturm.

Johnnie was radio dispatcher for the Grayville Police for over 42 years. He also served with the Little Wabash Fire Protection District and the Grayville Ambulance Service. He also previously served as road commissioner and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Johnnie enjoyed telling stories, fishing, heavy equipment, and farming.

Survivors include sons Eddie Lee (Jenni) Sturm, Christopher Lynn (Melissa) Sturm, all of Franklin, Kentucky; sister Beverly J. (Don) Davenport of Watertown, Wisconsin; grandchildren Brooke (Josh) Cochran, Selena Castillo, Erin Nichole Shelton, Chase Alan Sturm, Kynlee Shelton, and Wyatt Sturm; great-grandchildren Amiyah Russell, Maddax Cochran; nephew Keith (Diane) Davenport; and special friends Kellie Howard and Kenny Henshaw.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother Eddie Lynn Sturm.

Visitation and funeral are Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville. Visitation is at 9 am and funeral is at 11 am. Burial is in Oak Grove Cemetery in Grayville, Illinois.

Memorials may be made to the Little Wabash Fire Protection District and will be accepted at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville, Illinois.

Visitation: Cook Funeral Chapel, Grayville, Illinois - Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 9-11 am
Service: Cook Funeral Chapel, Grayville, Illinois - Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 11 am
Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Grayville, Illinois
Memorials: Little Wabash Fire Protection District

3 thoughts on “Johnnie G. Sturm”

  1. So sorry to hear of Johnny’s death he was a good friend and nice guy. I am in Texas and can’t make it back for funeral, so sorry.

  2. We are so sorry to hear of Johnny Glenn passing. It’s been many years since we hard all been together. Many Happy Fun Memories
    We offer Peace and Comfort and Prayers to Beverly and the Sturm family.
    Kandis and Paul Motheral. Cousin of Johnny Glenn

  3. Bev,
    We can’t be there with you this morning but certainly are with you in our thoughts and prayers. Sending our love and sincere sympathy.
    Carol Lamont
    Ken & Renae

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