Jeffery Ellis KERCHER

News Death Notice

KERCHER, Jeffery Ellis 44, of Springfield, passed away April 10, 2013 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born May 18, 1968 in Springfield, the son of Gracien and Alma (Dixon) Kercher. Mr. Kercher was a member of the Possum Road Church of God and had been employed at Vandalia Blacktop. Survivors include his mother; Alma Kercher, Springfield, three children; Ashley Renee Kercher, Springfield, Jeffery Michael Justice, London and Chaz Ellis Kercher, Urbana, three grandchildren; Grace, Preston and Landen, brothers and sisters; Ida (Tom) Conley, New Carlisle, Shawn (Kevin) Roche, Muncie, Indiana, and Chris Kercher, Springfield, his beloved dog "Zig" and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister; Denise Vickers and his father. Visitation will be held from 6:00PM until 8:00PM Friday in the Possum Road Church of God. Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM Saturday in the church with Pastor Vern Plyler officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral costs. Arrangements are being handled by the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME.

Published in Springfield News-Sun on Apr. 12, 2013