Justin O. Avey of Bartlett Justin O. Avey, 56, formerly of Crete, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Central DuPage Hospital after a five year battle with pancreatic and liver cancer. Justin was born on June 19, 1956, in Seattle, Wash., to James and Vivian Avey. He was united in marriage on Nov. 29, 1980, to Joan Plummer. He was the proud owner of Service Drywall and Decorating and Eckhart Construction and had served on various boards for the Painter's Union District Council 30. Justin was a longtime member of the West Chicago Church of Christ where he served as a Deacon. He was a great supporter of multiple charities which included Mission Lazarus, Shults-Lewis Child and Family Services, and Rockford Christian Camp. Justin is survived by his wife of 32 years, Joan; three children, Melissa (Jason) Day of West Chicago, Jason (Lauren) Avey of West Chicago and Jaime (Jon) Miller of Bartlett; seven grandchildren, Royal and Harper Day, Jett and Brynn Avey, and Esther, Joshua and Elizabeth "Liza" Miller; mother, Vivian Avey of Crete; siblings, Lianne Lang, Valinda (John) Tyson, Greg Avey and Theresa Steve Link; and nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 3 to 8 p.m., at World Overcomers Church, 1315 W. Lake St., Bartlett. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m., at World Overcomers Church. Interment will be in Glen Oak Cemetery in West Chicago. Contributions in Justin's memory may be made to Mission Lazarus, P.O. Box 150524, Nashville, TN 37215, Shults-Lewis Child and Family Services, P.O. Box 471, Valparaiso, IN 46384, or Rockford Christian Camp, 3993 Blackhawk Road, Rockford, IL 61109. Arrangements were made by Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home, West Chicago. For information, call 630-231-0060 or visit www.norriswalensegertfh.com.

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Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jan. 14, 2013