Joseph Dilks

Jerseyville | Saturday, November 26 2022 |

Joseph Andrew Dilks, 50, passed away suddenly at 6:23 a.m., Saturday, November 26, 2022, at his residence.

He was born on September 21, 1972, in Phoenix, Arizona, the son of Forest Eugene Dilks and Marjorie (Green) Hughes. 

Joe graduated with the Class of 1991 from Jersey Community High School and following his graduation, enlisted with the United States Marine Corp., serving our Country honorably.

 Joe worked hard to provide for his family and was currently employed as a Tire Technician with Tri-County FS in Jerseyville.

He married the former Katherine Atchison on July 21, 2002, in Brighton, and albeit far too briefly, they have shared many wonderful memories throughout their 20 years of marriage.

Joe will be remembered for his quiet demeanor and his love and commitment to his family.

Surviving is his mother, Margie Hughes of Kane; his wife, Kathy Dilks of Jerseyville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael and Cheyenne Atchison of Jerseyville and Jordon Dilks at home; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Vickie and Howard Patterson of Manchester and Sara Gettings of Missouri; as well as his nieces and nephews: Holly, Ellie, Evan, Heather, Logan, Toby, Will, and their companions.

He was preceded in death by his father, Forest Eugene Dilks and his step-father, Evans "Ebb" Hughes. 

Memorial Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, December 1, 2022, at First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville.

In lieu of flowers or plants, memorials may be given to the family.

Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville has been entrusted with arrangements. 

Memories may be shared with the family by visiting

Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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