Corey Engle

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Corey D. Engle, 41, of Millstadt, IL, born January 5, 1981, in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at his residence.

Corey graduated from Belleville West Township High School. He loved watching The Price Is Right with Bob Barker and listening to old classic country western music. He enjoyed getting breakfast on Tuesday mornings and happily greeted everyone with “hi guy” or “hey dude”.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Lauretta, nee Schneider, Compton; his paternal grandparents, Clarence and Virginia Engle; a brother, John Blassingame; and an uncle, Tom Compton.

He is survived by his parents, Donnie and Barbara, nee Compton, Engle; a sister, Mary Beth and Sean “Hey Dude” Horn; a sister-in-law, Sher Blassingame; a nephew, Landon Horn; three nieces, Brooke and Leah Blassingame, and Emilee Horn; three aunts, Libie, Dorothy, and Gloria; an uncle, John Compton; and a family friend, Vicki Bagwell.

Memorials may be made to United Cerebral Palsy or to the Colon Cancer Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

 Funeral: A celebration of life will be held at a later date.


5 Comments on Corey Engle

Erma Jean Vandiver said : Guest Report Mar 28, 2022 at 2:17 PM

Don and Barb, Just read about your lose. You were two great parents to Corey! I will always admire how the two of you and the family loved him. Our deepest sympathy to the whole family.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Virginia R Stark said : Guest Report Mar 20, 2022 at 11:05 AM

You have been a great example of a family sharing so much love. You cared so much for Corey and he knows that too. I pray for consolation for you with all my sympathy. Thank you for being a part of my life too.

Valerie Anderson said : Guest Report Mar 19, 2022 at 3:32 PM

I just found out about your passing I loved you for a beautiful person inside and out when we all got together and BBQ I will remember those good days love you always Valerie and Calvin Anderson

  • Waterloo
  • Illinois
Sandy and mark O'Donnell said : Guest Report Mar 16, 2022 at 6:25 PM

He had the best family ever! There is a place in heaven right next to him for your family

  • Millstadt
  • Ill
Don Engle said : Guest Report Mar 16, 2022 at 3:19 PM

Love you Corey

  • Millstadt
  • Illinois

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