Benjamin Geoppo

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Benjamin S. “Benny” Geoppo, 72, of Quincy, IL, formerly of Belleville, IL, born December 20, 1945, in Belleville, IL, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, IL.

Mr. Geoppo worked for Atlanta Asphalt Paving as a roller operator before his retirement. Mr. Geoppo was a United States Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Mary, nee Weigel, Geoppo; a brother, Dean Geoppo, two aunts, Frances Bowser and Doris Becker, and seven uncles, Earl Geoppo, Frank Geoppo, Vern Hiede, Leroy Becker, Norman Taylor, Roy Bowser, and Jim Stram.

Surviving are his sister, Carol (Dwayne) Day; a sister-in-law, Nancy Geoppo; two aunts, Norma Stram and Pam Geoppo; a nephew, Tony (Tina) Keller and family; numerous cousins and dear friends; and a special friend, Betty Eads.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Illinois Veterans Home for the wonderful care given to Benjamin.

Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.

Burial with full military honors will be held at Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


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