HOLLISTER, MO. - Virgil Lee Caruth, 78, of Hollister, Missouri (formerly of Iowa Falls and Clarinda, Iowa), passed away March 27, 2021, at home with his wife and friends. Services will be Saturday, April 10, at 3 p.m. in Iowa Falls, with Ward Richards of Owasa, Iowa, officiating. Services and burial will be at Northlawn Memory Gardens in Iowa Falls, with military honors performed by Legion Post #188.
Virgil was born Dec. 23, 1942, to Clifford and Ida (Riley) Caruth. He attended Alden and Iowa Falls schools, graduating from Iowa Falls in 1961. In August 1961, Virgil joined the United States Navy, serving four years, then serving in the United States Navel Reserves until 1967.