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Jeffrey Wayne Speidel

June 19, 1965 ~ June 2, 2018 (age 52)
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Jeffrey Wayne Speidel, 52, of Mount Vernon, Illinois  passed away at 1:05 A.M. June 2, 2018 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri . He was born June 19, 1965 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Gene Speidel and Nancy Speidel. He married Ann Barden on February 14, 1992 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed with 26 years of marriage before he preceded her in death.

In addition to his wife, Ann, Jeff is survived by 4 daughters, Abby Speidel Costner and husband, Robert of Tennessee, Kathy Rischardson of Florida, Annette Woodward of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and Shaylah Rector of Mount Vernon, Illinois; son, Anthony Shepherd and wife, Dory of Schaumburg, Illinois; sister, Cathy Connolly and husband, Mike of Florida grandchildren, Thomas Edward Spanbauer and wife, Kaitlyn, Zoey Jane Speidel, Chloe Grace Speidel-Cosner of Tennessee,  Jimmy Headrick, Zacerie Richardson, Shianne Richardson,  Sierra Richardson, Samantha Woodward Parks, and Shanna Hayes, Mia Rector of Illinois, and Mya Rector of Illinois; and several nieces and  nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Mike Speidel

Jeff was a cattle farmer. He was also a member of the Mount Vernon Moose club and the sportsman club. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

Visitation: 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M. Friday, June 8, 2018 at Hughey Funeral Home  with Reverend John Ashby officiating.  Interment: Panther Fork Cemetery in Texico, Illinois . Memorials: May be made to Ann Speidel, for the Speidel family .

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