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Jeffrey Myers

May 31, 1950 — January 8, 2020

Jeffrey Hart Myers age 69, of Chillicothe, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at his home.
Jeff was born on May 31, 1950 in Peoria to Gail F. "Mike" and Louise (Hart) Myers. He married Sandra Lockwood on July 17, 1971 in Bradley, IL.
Surviving are his wife, Sandy; his children, Michael (Suzanne) Myers of Elmhurst, IL and Joshua (Kristen) Myers of Louisville, KY; his grandchildren, Elise, Anna and Grace. Also surviving two brothers, John (Janet) Myers and Jerry (Julie) Myers all of Chillicothe. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Jacob Hart Myers.
Jeff was a graduate of Chillicothe High School, Illinois Central College and Bradley University. He was an Adjunct Professor in Risk Management at the University of Illinois in Champaign for 17 years. He currently worked as Manager of Safety for Ameren Illinois.
Jeff was a former board member of the Illinois Valley Central School District #321 for 16 years.
Jeff served on the Chillicothe Fire Department retiring as Deputy Chief after 45 years of service.
He was a board member of the American Red Cross (local chapter) and Health Plan of Central Illinois. He was a board member of the Peoria County Zoning Board of Appeals for 10 years.
Jeff was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church where he currently served as Chairman of the finance committee.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 13, 2020 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Chillicothe. Burial will be in the Chillicothe City Cemetery in Chillicothe, IL immediately following the Mass. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 PM on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Additional visitation will be held one hour prior to the service time at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Edward Catholic Church, Chillicothe Circle of Service, or the Fred Meister Chillicothe Community Firefighters Association.
Arrangements through Weber-Hurd Funeral Home and online condolences may be made through


JAN 12. 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

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Chillicothe, IL 61523

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Chillicothe, IL 61523

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Chillicothe, IL

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