Mr. Womble was a United States Air Force veteran photographer then a civilian electrician at Scott Air Force Base before his retirement. He was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and a member of the choir at church. Mr. Womble was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus member and was active in the local PSOP Parkinson’s Support Group. He enjoyed Rock Steady Boxing and exercised daily. His favorite hobbies included, traveling, camping, boating, fish fries, guitars, and fixing anything broken. Spending time with his family was the most important thing to him.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Anne, nee Nevener, Womble; his father, Lewis R. Womble; his mother, Henrietta Grace, nee Risch, Womble Daughtery Becker; and his step-brother, Donald Daughtery.
Surviving are his wife Marjorie, nee Dust, Womble; three daughters, Jean (Steven) Weier of Belleville, IL, Jo Anne (Lyle) Rowden of Belleville, IL, and Jayne (Scott) Watkins of Fairview Heights, IL; a son, David (Leigh) Womble of Belleville, IL; two stepsons, Mark (Judy) Pace of New Jersey and Shawn Pace of Trenton, IL; 11 grandchildren, Christopher (Stephanie) Watkins, Lisa Watkins, Jennifer (Dustin) Arends, Jamie (Derek) Marin, Jessica (David) Newgent, Julie Weier, Ryan (Christina) Rowden, Mary Jo Rowden, Kelly Rowden, Logan Womble, and Meagan Womble; three step-grandchildren, Megan (Ben) Wise, Morgen Pace, and Hollis Pace; seven great-grandchildren, Julia Nugent, Madelyn Watkins Abigail Watkins, Kathryn Watkins, Annabelle and Aubrey Arends, and Sebastain Rowden; a sister, Barbara (Ken) Mitchell of St. Louis, MO; and a sister-in-law, JoAnn Daughtery of S.C.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, to PSOP Parkinson’s Support Group. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 18, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 18, 2021, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.
Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.