James Tyler “Ty” Eubank

James Tyler “Ty” Eubank, 20, of Rt. 3, Mt. Vernon, died 
at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, 1976, in Firmin Desloge 
Hospital in St. Louis, of injuries suffered in a softball 
accident on Sunday, July 25, in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Eubank and 
another player collided while trying to catch a “fly” ball. 

He was born December 13, 1955, in Mt. Vernon to Carwin and 
Lura Fern Morgan Eubank. He was a senior at Southern Illinois 
University- Carbondale. He was a member of Woodland Baptist Church, 
the Young Adult Class of the Church, Alpha Zeta Honorary Agricultural 
Fraternity, and the Modern Woodsman of America. 

Survivors are his parents of Mt. Vernon; a sister, Becky Willoughby 
of Woodlawn; and two nieces, Tisha and Amanda of Woodlawn. 

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Woodlawn Baptist 
Church. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Thursday and until 11 a.m. Friday at 
Hughey-Pulley Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon and after noon until time 
of services Friday at the Church.

Source: Southern Illinoisan
Date: July 28, 1976
Submitted by Robert W. Loman 

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