James Sherrod, 88, of RT 1 Rosiclare, IL died Tuesday May 17, 2016, at 11:10 p.m. at his residence. He was born on November 25, 1927 in Saline County, IL to the late Dan Mitchell and Rena (Hayden) Sherrod.
He married the former Helen Harris on February 10, 1952 and she preceded in death on September 16, 2011.
He was a Army veteran of the Korean War and a member and Past Master of Oxford Masonic Lodge 84 in Oxford, Michigan.
He is survived by a daughter, Dixie (Todd) Knouse of Denver, CO; granddaughter, Sarah Knouse of Denver, CO; sister, Mary Stack of Rosiclare, IL; three brothers, Robert Sherrod and Dan Sherrod both of Harrisburg, IL and John W. Sherrod of Golconda, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 12 noon at Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills, IL. Visitation was held Saturday after 10 a.m. until the service. Reverend Harold Miller officiated. Masonic rites were administered at 11:45 a.m. Burial was in Salem Cemetery with military rites by the Carrier Mills American Legion, Harrisburg American Legion and the Army National Guard Ritual Team.