Doug Valentine

Doug Valentine
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Douglas P. “Doug” Valentine, 44, of Smithton, IL, born March 15, 1972, in Red Bud, IL, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville, IL, after a brief battle with cancer.

Doug worked as a plasterer in the construction field. He was a 1991 graduate of Freeburg Community High School.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Belmont and Rosemary, nee Ledbetter, Valentine; his maternal grandparents, Gerard and Gertrude, nee Kreher, Riebeling; his aunt, Barb Davidson; his uncle, Belmont Valentine Jr.; and a cousin, Adam Valentine.

Surviving are his parents, Michael L. and Patricia A., nee Riebeling, Valentine, of Smithton, IL;
two brothers, Scott Valentine and Brent Valentine;
his niece and nephew, Amanda and Nick Valentine;
numerous aunts and uncles;
and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, or to the American Cancer Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, July 16, 2016 at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Smithton, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be at 12 noon Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the funeral home,  with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.

Burial will follow at Smithton City Cemetery, Smithton, IL.

Condolences Left For Doug Valentine

Mike, Pat, Scott & Brent, I am so sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Even though is has been a while since I have seen Doug driving around town for hours on end, I often thought of him and wondered about him. I always had fun hanging with Doug and crew and the Barber shop steps back in the day. His smile was contagious! Rest in Peace Doug!!!

Lisa Reuss-Ludwig, Smithton, Il, 62285

My deepest sympathy to Mike, Pat and family. So sad to hear of your loss. You are all in my prayers.

Donna Mitchell, Springfield, Missouri, 65804

So sorry for your loss. Doug was such a good guy and great friend.

Jeff & Grace ( Dixon) Merlenbach, Red Bud , Il, 62278

Mike and Pat please accept our deepest Sympathyin the loss ofyurson Doug. Our prayers are with you

Dale & Donna Blaes, Marissa, IL, 62257

Sorry for your loss. A child is a precious gift. His love is your reward.

J ohn stein, cape coral, fl, 33990


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