Jared Michael McPherson, 25, of Bethalto, passed away unexpectedly at 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015.
He was born on May 4, 1990, in Alton, the son of Mike and Pam McPherson of Bethalto.
Jared was employed at Painting Outfitters for several years and was currently employed at Wells Painting, also helping and working with his dad’s company, Mac’s Seal Coating. He was a member of the Rosewood Heights 1st General Baptist Church; he loved to bowl on the “Bowling Stones” bowling team. The love of his life will always be Candice, Kenadee and Addy Rose.
He is survived by his parents, Michael and Pamela McPherson of Bethalto; fiancée, Candice Amizich of East Alton; his two children, Kenadee and Addy Rose; sister, Karissa McPherson of Bethalto; brother, Justin McPherson of Bethalto; paternal grandfather, Daniel McPherson; maternal grandparents, Richard and Donna Johnson; nephew, Jace Flippo; and many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Virginia McPherson; and his aunt, Linda Gross.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at the Rosewood Heights 1st General Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at the church with Pastor Dan Smith officiating.
Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto will be in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.