Harold A. Ryburn, 88, of Heyworth died Thursday (Dec. 21, 2017) at his home. A graveside memorial service will be at a later date. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home Heyworth is in charge of arrangements.

Harold was born May 5, 1929, in Heyworth to Charles A. and Hazel Winchell Ryburn.

Surviving are two daughters, Bonnie Ryburn, Urbana and Dixie Pickett, Warner Robbins, Ga.; one son, Robert (Audrey) Ryburn, Farmer City; and two sisters, Ruth Hill, Newton, Iowa and Marjorie Smith, Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Paul Ryburn.

Harold was a Korean War veteran. After returning from the war he started working at GMO Railroad as a brakeman and later as a conductor.

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