James E. Wegman, age 58, of Belleville, passed away Tuesday, September 30 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Funeral services for 58 year old James E. Wegman will be Saturday, October 4 at noon at Meridith Funeral Home in Pocahontas. Burial will be in Jamestown Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
James was born April 15, 1956, to Edward and Irene (Nee Hediger) Wegman.
He enjoyed drag racing. He was a great father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He was a very caring person and a very hard worker.
He is survived by his 2 children, Bridget (Andy) Wilson, Belleville, IL, Jeremy Wegman, Shiloh, IL; 4 grandchildren, Zach, Deanna, Austin, Kaylee; brothers and sisters, Bruce (Becky) Wegman, Trenton, IL, Danny Wegman, Pocahontas, IL, Pat (Rich) Koonce, Greenville, IL, Linda (Jerome) Schleper, Millersburg, IL, Kathy; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Irene Wegman; 1 brother, Kenny Wegman; 1 sister, Nancy Wegman.