John E. “Jack” Streeper Sr., 77, of Godfrey, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Integrity Healthcare of Godfrey, formerly known as Blu-Fountain Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on March 19, 1938, in St. Louis, son of the late John L. and Marjorie (Yenny) Streeper. He married the former Donna Georgevits on May 9, 1962, in Alton, and she survives. Other survivors include one daughter, Diane Vroman of Alton; two sons and a daughter-in-law, John Streeper Jr. of Godfrey, Bob and Tracy Streeper of Bethalto; four grandchildren, Hannah and her husband, Josh, Morgan, Griffin and Jacquelyn; one great-grandson, Alexander; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Judi and Ron Morlan of Florida, and Carol and Jay Jasen of Florida; five half brothers; two half sisters; several nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; and other extended family and friends.
John was formerly employed for 25 years at Affton Trucking Company in St. Louis as a truck driver. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and was a big NASCAR fan. He was also formerly employed for seven years as an East Alton firefighter. As a child, he lived in the former Streeper Funeral Home in Upper Alton.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. In celebration of his life, memorial visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.