James Brian "Jimmy" Hassebrock, 49, of Mascoutah, Ill., born March 11, 1967, in Belleville, Ill., died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Jimmy worked as an armored car driver for Brinks Armored Transportation, and later owned and operated his own asphalt company. A lover of baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs, he was a recommending baseball scout for the Kansas City Royals and the Cincinnati Reds. Jimmy was of the Lutheran faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Hassebrock; his grandparents; a brother-in-law, Gary Bradley; and his dear dog, Toby.
Surviving are his mother, Audrey V., nee Volkman, Hassebrock of Mascoutah, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Melissa (Steve) Harrell of Murray, Ky.; two brothers, Michael (Donna) Hassebrock of Alpharetta, Ga., and Scott Hassebrock of Belleville, Ill.; two sisters, Kathy Bradley of Belleville, Ill., and Diane Hassebrock of Swansea, Ill.; special nieces and nephews, including Lauren Bradley, Kristen Bradley, and Nicholas Hassebrock, all of Chicago, Ill.; his dear friend, Michelle Hassebrock of Murray, Ky.; aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society, to
, or to St. Martin of Tours Lutheran Church, Mascoutah, Ill. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill., with Rev. Margo Peterson officiating. Burial will be at noon Friday at White Church Cemetery, Okawville, Ill.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 1, 2016