ERVIN S. CHUPP, 73, of Arthur, IL joined our lord at 12:01 P.M. on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Penn Station in Arthur, IL. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at NewLife Church, 1502 Cooks Mill Rd, Sullivan, IL. Pastor Dave Dolan will officiate. The burial will follow directly after the funeral in the Yoder Cemetery.
Ervin was born on November 11, 1943 in Arthur, IL. He was a son of Samuel J. and Dora A. (Herschberger) Chupp. He was married to Verna J. (Miller) Chupp for 53 years.
He is survived by his wife; three children, Gary (Lynette) Chupp, Lareen (Chris) Adams, and Larry (April) Chupp; five grandchildren Johnathen (Lauren) Adams, Elizabeth Adams, Adam Chupp, James Adams, and Olivia Chupp; six great-grandchildren; five siblings, Harvey (Lula) Chupp, Henry (Amanda) Chupp, Amos Chupp, Alma Appenzeller, and Alta (Junior) Helmuth; and six-teen nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, John Chupp.
Ervin drove a semi tractor-trailer cross country for 41 years. After retiring he drove for the local community for five years.
In Lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be made to NewLife Church, 1502 Cooks Mill Rd, Sullivan, IL 61951, or email to newlifesullivan.org.