James John Vehige passed away on June 28, 2017 at the age of 79.
He is survived by his beloved wife Carolyn Vehige nee Wolf of Wright City, MO; 8 children Edward (Mary) Vehige David (Deborah) Vehige, Debra Ann (David) Neill Jackie (Robbie) Stewart Linda (Pat) Case all of Wright City, MO, Margaret (Bob) Michael of Winfield, MO, Carol Jean (Steve) Rohan of Wellsville, MO, Joan (Chris) Heil of Rogersville, MO, ; 14 Grandchildren; 3 Great-Grandchildren, 4 Bonus Grandchildren 6 Bonus Great-Grandchildren ; sister, Lorraine "Bobbi" Routon of Bloomington, IN; He is preceded in death by his father, Henry Vehige, mother, Cecelia Vehige, grandson, Cody Rohan, grandson, Chad Lewis,4 brothers, Clem Vehige, Leander Vehige, Alphonse Vehige, and Albert Vehige, 2 sisters Helen Halter and Marie Schneider. Jim and his wife Carol owned J & C Construction. Jim was band leader for Jim Vehige and The Melody Makers. Jim was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and served on Parish Council for many years, Knights of Columbus Council # 2341, Wright City Lions Club, Union Carpenter Local 32. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Visitation: Friday, June 30, 2017, 2:00-8:00 P.M. and Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:30A.M.-12:00P.M. Service: Saturday, July 1, 2017, 12:30P.M. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Warrenton, MO. Interment in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Masses or Chad Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of Pitman Funeral Home P.O. Box 126 Warrenton, MO 63383.