John C. Soucy Jr. M.D., 81, of Wentzville, Mo., passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016.
John was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Belleville, Ill., University of Notre Dame and St. Louis University Medical School. Before practicing at the St. Charles County Clinic from 1972 to 1999, he practiced at Wind River Reservation in Wyoming and Cleburne, Texas. John was a member of St. George Catholic Church, St. George, Utah and St. Patrick Church, Wentzville, Mo. He was the faithful navigator for the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, a Civil War reenactor, a member of Sons of the American Revolution War, St. Clair Genealogy Society, the ACTS program at St. Patrick Catholic Church, the St. Charles County Medical Society and the Apaches of St. Clair County. After retirement, John dedicated his life to his church, volunteer work at hospitals and prisons and as a cobbler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John C. Soucy Sr. M.D. and Katherine Soucy.
John was the devoted husband of Mary Kay Soucy; dear father of John Soucy, and Maureen Soucy; stepfather of Roric (Michelle) Griffith and Sara Hitchcock; cherished grandfather of Chasity Rickey, Joseph Soucy, Heather Stout, Cheyenne Pfaff, Star Drazba and Evelyn Griffith; beloved great-grandfather of Chloe, Cameron and Roaric; dear brother of Joan (Bob) Hormberg. John is also survived by his nieces and nephews Janet, John and Bob Hormberg and Karen Effinger.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the John C. Soucy M.D. and John C. Soucy Jr. M.D. Scholarship Fund at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Visit Baue.com
Visitation: Visitation was held Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Baue Funeral Home, St. Charles, Mo.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2016 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 405 South Church St., Wentzville, Mo. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
BAUE FUNERAL HOME, St. Charles, Mo.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 13, 2016