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Dewayne A. Coughlin


Dewayne A. Coughlin, 61, of Carlinville, formerly of Xenia, passed away Oct. 12, 2022 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

He was born on Aug. 5, 1961 in Salem, and was the son of William P. and Norma (Keller) Coughlin.

Dewayne attended Salem High School.

He graduated from Lewis and Clark Community College in Alton.

He married Tammy J. Lewis in Xenia, on Sept. 15, 1984.

Possessing a strong work ethic, he was a farmer, worked in the oil industry and the electronic field. He formerly worked at Dana Corporation in Litchfield, Continental Tire in Mt. Vernon and Exxon Mobile in Patoka.

He also had an interest in his daughters company, CMC Trucking located both in Fairview Heights, and Dallas, TX.

He enjoyed hunting, traveling, music and sports, especially baseball and football, and the St. Louis Cardinals.

He was of the Christian faith and member of First Christian Church, Gillespie.

He is survived by his wife, Tammy of Carlinville; daughter, Chelsea Marie Coughlin of Fairview Heights; granddaughters, Olivia, Mykah and Makayla; brother David (Angie) L. Coughlin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Misty Jane Coughlin on Sept. 11, 2021.

Services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 at the First Christian Church, 1200 W. Boone St., Salem, with Roy Koduavlil officiating. Burial will be private at a later date in Lovells Grove – 1880 Cemetery, Omega, IL.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice and will be accepted by the Sutherland – Rankin Funeral Home, P.O. Box 97, 310 N Broadway, Salem, IL 62881 (618) 548-1234, entrusted with the family’s care.