April 6, 1952 - May 19, 2017
Steven C. Waterbury, age 65, of Marion, IL, passed away at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at his home. He was born on Sunday, April 6, 1952, in Carbondale, IL, the son of Dr. David Auer and Anna Lee (McGee) Waterbury. Steve attended school in Marion and was a graduate of Marion High School Class of 1970. He was a very good athlete during his school years, especially in baseball and basketball. After graduation he continued playing baseball and eventually was part of the St. Louis Cardinal’s Baseball Team playing the position of pitcher and later was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies and was a part of their team for a period of time. After he returned to Marion, he worked for the Marion Police Department as an officer until his health forced him to retire. Steve was a member of the Word Church of Marion and also was a member of the National Rifle Association and enjoyed spending time in the outdoors. He loved his family and enjoyed the times they all would be together. The many memories that have been created will now be cherished by those she leaves. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Autumn N. and Ryan Prather of Cambria, IL; two grandsons, Roman and Zane Prather both of Cambria and another grandchild to be born on Thursday, May 25th; sister and brother-in-law, JoRana and Stephen Smith of Marion, other extended family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Arrangements for Steven C. Waterbury were entrusted to Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court St., Marion, IL. A memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, May 25, 2017, at the Word Church of Marion, with Pastor David Gilley presiding. Interment took place in Odd Fellows Cemetery of Marion, IL. For additional information please contact the funeral home by calling 618-993-2131.
Steven C. Waterbury, age 65, of Marion, IL, passed away at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at his home. He was born on Sunday, April 6, 1952, in Carbondale, IL, the son of Dr. David Auer and Anna Lee (McGee) Waterbury. Steve attended school... View Obituary & Service Information
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