Eric Matthew Schevling, 26, of Belleville, Ill., born Feb. 3, 1987, in Alton, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.
Eric enjoyed traveling, road trips, and was always generous with of his time with others. He taught himself to write and play guitar music and lyrics. He always had a strong belief in God and prayed before every meal.
Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Stanley and Mary Marchelle, nee Fulenwidner, Taylor of Belleville, Ill.; father, Mark Dean Schevling of California; two sisters, Marsha and David Grant of Belleville, Ill., and Lisa and Lanny Moses of O'Fallon, Ill.; four brothers, Dillon Schevling of Belleville, Ill., Aaron and Leah Taylor of Minnesota, Jason and Tara Taylor of Nesbit, Miss., and Thomas Taylor of Maryville, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials in honor of Eric may be made to www.fundme.com in the name of Jason Taylor. Online sympathies may be made at www.schildknechtfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Schildknecht Funeral Home 301 South Lincoln Ave. O'Fallon, Ill.
SCHILDKNECHT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, O'Fallon, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 15, 2013