Jeffrey Allen Detton, age 47 of Collinsville, IL, born June 28, 1969 in Provo, UT passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Jeff was a secretary for the I.R.S. He previously worked for Union Pacific Railroad for 17 years. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Fairview Heights, IL. He was a former Boy Scout leader, and earned his Order of the Arrow. Jeff was very involved with the Drost Park Khoury League in Maryville, IL. He loved going to Walt Disney World with his family, and was an avid Denver Broncos and Cardinals Baseball fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael V. and Carol nee Mix Detton.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah S. nee Roberson Detton, whom he married December 13, 2003; two sons: Allen and Isaac Detton of Collinsville, IL; four daughters: Jessica (Travis) Dudley of Granite City, IL, Brooke and Brianne Prott of Collinsville, IL, and Arielle Detton of Collinsville, IL; two brothers: Jason (Sommer) Detton of Taylorsville, UT and Tyler “TJ” Detton of Oregon City, OR; five sisters: Michelle (Chris) Jacobsen of Bellevue, NE, Kristina Detton of Oregon City, OR, Mariya Poling of Henderson, NV, Melissa (Derrick) Moore of Logan, UT, and Danielle (Matt) Kemper of Oregon City, OR; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3pm to 8pm on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL. Also from 10am to 11am on Friday, April 28, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 9827 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights, IL.
Funeral service will be at 11am on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the church with Bishop Steve Woolf officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, Edwardsville, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Isaac Detton Mission Fund in care of Sarah Detton, and will be received during the visitation.
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