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Daryl Gene Blythe

August 2, 1963 — June 13, 2023

Daryl Gene Blythe, age 59, of Herrin, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at Shawnee Senior Living Center in Herrin, Illinois.

Daryl was born August 02, 1963 in Watseka, Illinois, a son of Everett and Vivian Joy (Miller) Blythe.

He is survived by his wife- Krysten Lukesh; nine children- James Lukesh-Blythe, Michael Lukesh, Caleb Blythe, Rebecca Smith, Michelle Holmes, Blake Smith, Jessica Blythe, Jennifer Blythe-Rose, and Kathy Blythe; three siblings- Joy (Robert) Poole, Patricia (Kevin) Ellis, and Robert (Roberta) Blythe; many grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Everett Gene and Vivian Joy (Miller) Blythe.

As per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with final arrangements.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the family in care of Blue Funeral Home; 1704 N. Court Street; Marion, IL 62959.

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