Lucas John Cheney

Lucas John Cheney, 3-month-old son of Brian and Shannon Cheney of Quincy, died at 7:44 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 5, 2014) in Blessing Hospital.

Lucas was born April 23, 2014, in Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Lucas was a happy baby who had a smile that would melt your heart and was beginning to babble nonstop. He was happiest when he snuggled up close on his mom or dad's shoulder and was adored by his big sister, who lovingly called him "Lukie."

Survivors include his parents, Brian and Shannon Cheney of Quincy; a sister, Allie; maternal grandparents, John and Carole Wert of Quincy; paternal grandparents, Melvin and Tina Cheney of Quincy; a maternal great-grandmother, Paula Wert of Quincy; paternal great-grandparents, Seldon and Myrtle Cheney of Quincy, and John and Dorothy VanOrder of Tolona, Mo.; four uncles, Nathan Wert (Tonya), Dustin Wert, Kevin Cheney (Krista) and Darren Cheney; six cousins, Brendan, Ashton, Kelsey, D.J., Aubree and Cassidy; and many loving great aunts and great uncles.

SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home, conduced by Pastor Tony Metz. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, and before services Monday in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Allie Cheney Educational Fund.

ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.


Condolences may be expressed online at

Funeral Home

Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home
1435 State Street Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-3662

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Aug. 10 to Aug. 12, 2014