Ilard Guy Runyan, age 69, passed away at home in Wildomar, California on May 3, 2012. He was born on December 11, 1942 in California. He spent 36 years working in the aerospace industry. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Thursday, May 10 at England Family Mortuary. He will be laid to rest on Friday, May 11, 2012 at Wildomar Cemetery.

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  1. II’m so thankful we were able to renew our friendship these past few months. I’ll always admire the love and devotion you showed your children and grandchildren through the years. I know you loved them greatly. I see now how very much they loved you. I’m missing you.

  2. Ilard May our heavenly father take care of you. With all the years past I never forgot you. the love you gave, the generosity you always showed. I so enjoyed the times I had been apart of your family, the races, the teenage talks you’d give to Michele and I, kenos and especially REVERSE LOL!!! I always loved you like my dad and will always be so grateful and blessed to have known you. love little Michele

  3. My most memorable moments are the BBQ’s. Your baked beans and home made ice cream with all the toppings will be forever cherished. You will always be in my heart when dancing with the stars are on tv. Now in heaven you can dance with the real stars. You will be greatly missed. I love you, God Speed Uncle Shorty. Love you Jim and Michele.

  4. Rest in peace unc. I will cherish all the memories form BBQ’S and trail rides. Most memorable was the one at holiday in Palmdale yours and dads old riding place. Was the last trail trip with you and dad. will never foget. never forget all the bench racing. I will miss you unc. jr

  5. Rest in Peace Uncle Shorty, I will cherish my memories of you at all the family gatherings. Especially when I was a kid 4th of Julys, Christmas Eves at at your place etc Good times. I love you Jim and Michele!

  6. You may have thought I didn’t see, or that I hadn’t heard, Life lessons that you taught to me, but I got every word. Perhaps you thought I missed it all,and that we’d grow apart, but Dad, I picked up everything,It’s written on my heart. Without you, Dad, I wouldn’t be the Woman I am today; You built a strong foundation No one can take away. I’ve grown up with your values,and I’m very glad I did; So here’s to you, dear father, From your forever grateful Daughter I’m so going to miss you Dad!! XOXOXOX

  7. Your time on earth has passed, and The Lord’s plan for you is completed. All went well as you so desired! No more pain and sorrows. Your family has tucked away in their hearts all the ‘Memories’ you’ve given them. We will miss you and Phyllis dearly… Jim, Michele, John and boys; you are truly loved Aunt Mary Lou

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