October 25, 2023
Ronald G. Presnell, 67, of Gillespie, Ill., died at his residence on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023. He was born Jan. 25, 1956, in Litchfield, to Donald Presnell and Gloria Perry Presnell. He married Rachel Peacock on March 5, 2018. She survives.
He was a coal miner for Monterey Coal Co. He had taught electrical at Vatterott Technical College and earned an LPN degree in 2011 and worked in various nursing homes. He was the owner of Capone's Saloon in Benld. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1974-1978. He enjoyed fishing, baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steel...