Arthur A. “Jeff” Rightnowar
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 78
Arthur A. “Jeff” Rightnowar, 78, Route 1, died at 11:20 p.m.
June 28, 1987, at his residence.
Mr. Rightnowar worked for Florsheim Shoe Co. for 43 years.
He was a supervisor at the time of his retirement.
Mr. Rightnowar was born June 13, 1909, in Jefferson County, a
son of Ira and Millie (Lambert) Rightnowar. On Sept. 6, 1930, in
Mt. Vernon, he married Nadine Peterson, who survives.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home and
J. Howard Kraps and Bill Newell will officiate. Burial will follow
in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Rightnowar is survived by two sisters,
Velma Wilkerson and Neva Adams, both of Bonnie; two brothers,
Edsel Rightnowar and wife Mary Lou of Springfield and Willard Rightnowar
of Belle Rive; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Rightnowar was a member of Elk Prairie Christian Church.
He was also a member of Sesser Masonic Lodge No. 918 AF&AM.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, James Rightnowar
and one sister, Zola White.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: June 28, 1987
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans