John C. Atwood, Springfield, died Oct. 2, 2009, from lung cancer. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Scotland Cemetery, where at a later date burial will be held.
Mr. Atwood graduated from Alton, Ill., high school in 1949 and then spent six years serving his country in the Navy.
He was an interior decorator for many Springfield homes and businesses. He was also employed by Mullhon Furniture