Mr. Gouge was the controller for Meyer Honda, O’Fallon, IL, where he had worked for 36 years. Jeff loved music and liked to attend drum and bugle corps shows. He was a former member of the Millstadt Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps.
Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Doris, nee Bergman, Gouge.
Surviving are his two children, Bradley (Jordin) Gouge and Megan (Tom) Koshak,
both of Belleville, IL;
his sister, Sue Munshaw of Edwardsville, IL;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Stroke Association or to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, December 17, 2015, at St. John United Church of Christ, 10207 Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 17, 2015, at the church with Rev. Jim Nolan officiating. Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.
Your dad will be remembered as a truly loving friend to everyone. He and I attended both Grant School and BTHSE together. He will be greatly missed.
Pat Oliver Bundy, Nashville, Illinois, 62263
Jeff was one of the many kids that grew up on Mark Drive, in Fairview Heights, and went to Grant School and the Belleville East. He was a very nice and sweet guy. He will definately be missed.
Melody Scott Mance, Granite City, IL, 62040