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Lonnie D. Tournear

August 11, 1951 ~ August 6, 2017 (age 65)

   Lonnie Dean Tournear, 65, of Quincy, died at 7:24 a.m. Sunday (August 6, 2017) in Blessing Hospital.

    Born August 11, 1951 in Quincy, Lonnie was the son of Maurice and Dorothea Schwartz Tournear.  He married Judith "Judy" Pieper on March 13, 1982 in Quincy.  She survives.

   Lonnie served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War.  He was a 1969 graduate of Camp Point Central High School.  Lonnie created Family Affair Racing in 1982.  He passed his love of racing onto his children and grandchildren.  Lonnie was known as the "God Father" around kart tracks in the midwest.  Lonnie had a great sense of humor and loved hanging out with his family and friends telling jokes and laughing at theirs.  

   Lonnie was first employed at St. Mary Hospital in 1982.  When Blessing Hospital bought them out he went to work for Denman Linen Service as a truck driver for over 24 years retiring in 2006.

   Survivors include his mother Dorothea Tournear; his wife Judy; four children Bill Tournear (Emily Hess), A.J. Tournear (Marisa) all of Quincy, Richard Tournear of Moorsville, NC, Tiffany Tournear of Quincy; four  grandchildren Drake Tournear, Tegan Tournear, Dalton Tournear and Jaelyn Tournear all of Quincy; one brother David Tournear (Jackie) of Quincy; two sisters Judy Gordy (Denny) of Plymouth, IL and Karen Bridgeman (Kevin) of Quincy.

   Mr. Tournear was preceded in death by his father; one niece Kara Bridgeman; a nephew David Andrew Tournear; one uncle and three aunts.

  Funeral services will be held Thursday morning 10:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.  Burial with Military Honors by Quincy American Legion Post No. 39 and the United States Naval Funeral Detail will be held in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 and Thursday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Lonnie D. Tournear Memorial Fund.

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