Kenneth Wayne Tolar

Kenneth Wayne Tolar

Kenneth Wayne Tolar, 66, of Pulaski, died at 4:22 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, at his daughter’s home in Cobden.

Mr. Tolar was born on Sept. 21, 1955, in Anna, the son of Harry and Hazel Marie DeWeese Tolar, Jr.

He carried mail for the United States Postal Service for 37 years before his retirement. 

Mr. Tolar was a member of Caledonia Community Church in Olmsted. He enjoyed golfing.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Tolar Jr., on Sept. 3, 2004; and by his mother, Hazel Tolar, on Feb. 25, 2016.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Alecia and Nathan Pitts of Cobden; a son and daughter-in-law, Nick and Lindsay Tolar of Dublin, Va.; sisters Patricia (Joe) Upshaw of Warren Robbins, Ga., Theresa (Clyde) Ruble of Bolingbrook and Peggy Grant of Anna; a brother, Thomas “Tommy” Tolar of Pulaski; extended family Lindsay Fitzgerald, Todd and Troy Spaulding; nine grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life will be held held Saturday, Jan. 29, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., at the VFW in Mounds.

Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice.

To sign the online guestbook, visit

Jones Funeral Home Villa Ridge was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
16 + 0 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
Comment Here