Recil D.
Karn, 72

 on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Burgin Manor in


No services are planned at this time. Cremation rites

will be accorded.

Recil was born on April 7, 1945, in Mt. Vernon (Jefferson

County), the son of Melvin E. and Lula (Troubaugh)

Karn. He later married Carlene Tolliver on July 4, 1998

in Enterprise, Illinois. She survives.

He worked as a laborer at GSI for many years. He was

a member of First Baptist Church in Olney. He enjoyed

fishing, gardening and riding his 3 wheeler. He will be

sadly missed by his family, friends, and all who knew


Recil is survived by his wife, Carlene Karn of Olney; 2

sons, Recil G. Bauer and wife Paige of Texaco, Illinois

and Lesley Bauer and his wife of Mt. Vernon; 2 daughters

Jolene Houser and husband James of Ardmore,

Oklahoma and Michelle Harris and husband Sean of

Olney; several grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Melvin and

Lula Karn, grandson Jeoffry

Johnson and motherin-

law Ruth Tolliver.

Family and friends can

sign Recil’s online guestbook

at www.thrasherfamilyfh.