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James Jr

Gillespie |

James Allen Vester Jr, 44, of Gillespie, IL, died at his residence on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 11:39 pm. 

He was born May 16, 1977, in Staunton, IL to James Allen Vester & Rhonda Jean Cook Stewart.  He married Tynia S. Blum Vester on November 16, 2006, in Litchfield, IL.  He was a construction laborer.  He enjoyed playing 8-ball pool, building model cars, and being outside. 

He is survived by his mother, Rhonda Steward, spouse, Tynia Vester, children, Brittni Blum, Dustin Terrell, Bradyn Blum, Chelsie Blum, Chase Vester, Haylie Vester, grandchildren, Whitney Leidner, siblings, Amanda Minnick and Phillip Vester. 

James was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, Uklin and Ruth Ann Ussery, Alice and Leroy Vester. 

Friends may call on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at  Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  Funeral services are Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at 4:00 pm at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie.  Memorials are suggested to  Kravanya Funeral Home. 

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com.  Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.


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