Jimmy Wayne Prosser, 86, of Camargo died on Monday, August 9, 2021 at his niece’s house surrounded by his family and friends.
Jimmy was born on September 19, 1934 in Hugo to Martin and Elizabeth (Coslet) Prosser.
He is survived by three sons, 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, three sisters, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Jimmy loved living in Hugo and would often refer to it as “Heaven on Earth.” He graduated from Villa Grove High School and attended the Hugo Church until it closed. Jimmy was a lifetime farmer, and a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fan and would let everyone know. When he wasn't out working, he could be found on the back porch enjoying a beer and listening to Cardinals baseball.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, August, 15, 2021 from 2-3 p.m. at the Joines Funeral Home (Villa Grove). The funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. with Pastor Keith Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at the Hugo Cemetery (Hugo, IL).
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