Brian Michael Earney, 41, of Pontoon Beach, Ill., born Nov. 4, 1974, in St. Louis, Mo., passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Ill., after a courageous battle with cancer.
Brian was a fan of NHRA drag racing, and the St. Louis Blues. He loved fishing, photography and spending time with his family. He had been employed as a 2nd Pressman with Stolze Printing.
He was preceded in death by an uncle, Danny Joe Earney; and grandparents, Marge and Harold Cockrell, and Helen Earney.
Surviving are his wife, Lisa Marie, nee Hunt, Earney, whom he married on Oct. 31, 1997, in Edwardsville, Ill.; three sons, Ryan, Austin and Zachary Earney of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; his parents, Dennis (Patty) Earney of St. Louis, Mo., and Colleen Hendrix Tilley of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; a sister, Nina Jones of Chicago, Ill.; his mother-in-law, Vicky D. Hunt of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; a sister-in-law, Pamela Portwood of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; his grandfather, Orville "Red" Earney of Hillsboro, Mo.; two nephews, Brandon and Kyle Robinson of St. Charles, Mo.; and many extended family and friends "TeamBrian."
Memorial donations may be made to the family for the benefit of his children.
Online information and guestbook may be found at: www.wojstrom.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016, at Wojstrom Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Sunset Hills Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, Ill.
WOJSTROM FUNERAL HOME, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 10, 2016