Jesse A. Storm, 58, of Mason, passed away at 10:42 a.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.
Funeral services, conducted by Gene Birch, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood, with burial following in Watson Cemetery, Watson. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are requested to the donor’s choice or DaVita Dialysis.
Jesse was born in Effingham to Arlie R. and Eula B. (Jacobs) Storm. He married Vicky Jones on March 23, 1979, in Effingham.
He was a lifelong farmer, construction worker, Union Township supervisor and hosted ABATE fundraisers for many years.
Surviving are his wife, Vicky of Mason; son, Shane Storm of Durant, Okla.; daughters; Shawna Storm of Ramsey, Shannon (Brian) Dearing of Greenup, Victoria Storm of Effingham, Chandra Storm of Tuscola and Chelsea Storm of Mason; brother, Perley (wife, Jan) Storm of Mattoon; 11 grandchildren; father-in-law, Jim (fiancee, Carol) Jones of Flora; nine nieces and nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister; Lois Wassom; and mother-in-law; Loretta Jones.
He will be greatly missed by many. He was legendary.
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