Joseph F. Singleton

Joseph F. Singleton, 83, of Danville passed away at 5:29 am Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the VA Illiana Health Care System.

Joseph was born on September 29, 1935, in Kossuth, IN, the son of Wallace and Norma Nicholson Singleton. Survivors include: 5 daughters; Janina (Fred) Conley of Hume, IL, Jackie Savell of Vero Beach, FL, Justine (Doug) Williams of Tuscola, IL, Julie (Rich) Thompson of Vero Beach, FL, and JoEllen (Troy) Hafner of Santa Barbara, CA: 2 brothers; Roger Singleton of Campbellsburg, IN and Barry (Molly) Singleton of Orleans, IN: 3 sisters; Grace (Junior) Chastain of Orleans, IN, Linda (Ronnie) Freed of Pekin, IN, and Joy (Gene) Goen of Orleans, IN: and 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters, Shirley, Rita, and 2 that died in infancy, 2 brothers, Paul and Eugene.

Joseph was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He had worked as an auto body repairman for many years including at Shelby’s in Urbana as well as owning his own shop in St. Joseph, IL. Joseph enjoyed watching sports, football and basketball. His favorite sport was NASCAR racing and he loved anything to with cars, especially Fords.

Graveside services 1 pm Friday, July 12, 2019 at Danville National Cemetery with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post 210 of Danville. Robison Chapel in Catlin is assisting the family with service details. Online condolences at


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