Clay Christopher De Weese
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Clay Christopher De Weese, 41, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at St. John's Hospital.
Clay was born Oct. 9, 1972, in Jacksonville, the son of Ronald Ray De Weese and Marsha Ann Ruch.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army He was a member of Church of the Little Flower and a sports enthusiast.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Allen and Nellie De Weese, and LeRoy and Anna Lou Ruch; two aunts, Rhonda Abbott and Nancy Kirby; and one uncle, James De Weese.
He is survived by his father, Ronald R. De Weese; mother, Marsha A. (Donald) Leckrone; sister, Amy N. De Weese; brother, Scott A. De Weese; niece, Paige N. De Weese; and nephew, Jodey A. Ashford.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home with the Rev. Msgr. John R. Ossola officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where the Inter-Veterans Burial Detail will conduct honors.
Memorials may be made to: the Booster Club at Little Flower School, 900 Stevenson Dr., Springfield, IL 62703.
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at www.ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com.