JEFFREY JOSEPH WALSH HIGHLAND, IN Jeffrey Joseph Walsh, age 47, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the William J. Riley Residence in Munster, IN. He was preceded in death by his beloved father, Terrance J. Walsh. Jeffrey is survived by his loving mother, Jeannie (James) Wierman; his brothers: Christopher (friend, Kelly)Walsh, Matthew (Lori) Walsh and Jason (Michelle) Walsh; step brothers: Jim (Krisann) and David (Leslie) Wierman; nephews: Andrew and Ethan Walsh, nieces, Hannah and Leah Walsh and special friend, Tara Hodson. Jeffrey was a resident of Highland, IN until he became a student at Purdue University in Lafayette, IN. He spent most of his life living the big city lifestyle in downtown Chicago and some time in Las Vegas. Jeff was a proud Purdue graduate and a member of Theta Xi fraternity. He worked as a computer graphic design artist. Jeff enjoyed an active lifestyle - boating, bowling, and volleyball amongst his numerous hobbies. He was most known for his passion for music and drumming. Over the years, as a drummer, he enjoyed playing various locations and with many friends and bands. Jeff truly loved drumming, but he will be remembered as a wonderful son, a great big brother, and a loving uncle. Visitation Service will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Memorial Service to follow at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Chapel at the Ridgelawn Funeral Home, 4201 West Ridge Road, Gary, IN 46408 (219) 980-5555 with Reverend Ronald D. Cooper officiating Jeff will be deeply missed by his loving and devoted mother, brothers, nephews, nieces, other loving family members and precious friends. God Grant Him Eternal Rest. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Rush University Medical Center for brain cancer research. Please send memorial gifts to Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W. Van Buren St., Suite 250, Chicago, IL 60612 or visit: http://rush.convio.net/jwalsh
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Ridgelawn Funeral Home
4201 W Ridge Rd
Gary, IN 46408
Published in The Times on Aug. 20, 2014