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Ernest Ray Frost

Ernest Ray Frost, 76, of Waynesville, IL passed away 11:25 A.M. July 22, 2020 at his family residence, Waynesville, IL.


Funeral services will be 2 PM, Monday, July 27, 2020 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Pastor Robert Williams officiating.. Burial will follow at Long Point Cemetery, Wapella, IL. Visitation will be 3 – 5 PM, Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL.


Memorials may be directed to The Ernest Ray Frost Memorial Fund.


Ernest was born June 9, 1944 in Clinton, IL the son of Albert Ray and Janice Louise (Burger) Frost. He married Linda Cummings on April 24, 1973 in Lincoln, IL.


Survivors include his wife, Linda Frost, Waynesville, IL: children:  Randi Smith, Lincoln, IL; Tammy Standard, Lincoln, IL; Denise Naugle (Jim Quisenberry), Lincoln, IL; Kenneth Frost, St. Petersburg, FL; Janet Danbury, Minonk, IL; Anthony (Melissa) Frost, Springfield, MO; and Gerald Frost, Springfield, MO; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; and 1 sister, Bonita McManus.


He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, 1 granddaughter, and 2 great-grandchildren.


Ernest was President of ABATE for 8 years and was an avid Harley-Davidson enthusiast.


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