Jeffrey Minor

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Jeffrey J. Minor, 73, of New Athens, IL, born February 22, 1945, in Red Bud, IL, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Minor was a graduate of Cathedral Grade School and Cathedral High School in Belleville, IL.  He was a member of the Teamsters Building and Products Union for 35 years.  Jeff served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1964 through 1968 with combat service in Vietnam.  He was awarded three purple hearts.  He was an avid motocross racer and pool player.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Lois, nee Willard, Minor; and a sister, Enid Klingele.

Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Barbara “Bobbie”, nee Miller, Minor, whom he married on November 7, 1995;
a brother, David Minor;
a brother-in-law, Dr. Terry Klingele;
two nieces, Erin and Elizabeth Klingele;
and a nephew, T. J. Klingele.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Military honors will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the funeral home.


4 Comments on Jeffrey Minor

Gary Schneider said : Guest Report Apr 29, 2018 at 4:07 PM

David, Sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. My deepest sympathy to you and others of Jeff's family at this difficult time.

  • Springfield
  • Illinios
Becky Barbieri said : Guest Report Apr 27, 2018 at 2:02 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Jeff. I know he will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with you.

  • Leawood
  • KS
Bruce Janice klingele said : Guest Report Apr 26, 2018 at 11:54 AM

We only new Jeff briefly we felt hewas fine man who served his country well. Jan and I would like toexpress our deepest sympathy .

  • Quincy
  • Illinois
Jessica Brady Wild and family said : Guest Report Apr 26, 2018 at 7:16 AM

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers at this time of your loss.

  • Jacksonville
  • Florida

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