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Jeffrey Lynn DeRoy

On July 17, 2022, Jeffery Lynn DeRoy, loving husband, and father of four passed away at home, surrounded by his loved ones, at the age of 61. He was born on September 11, 1960, in St. Charles, MO, to Floyd and Delora (Roger) DeRoy. He worked hard to support his family, working out of the Local 660 Union Hall.


Jeffery enjoyed hunting, animals, arrowheads, and morel mushrooms. In addition, he enjoyed time spent in his garden, and flower beds. Jeffery would take time out of his day to pick flowers for the love of his life, Sharon Schuler. The happy couple were married on September 29, 1979, and together raised four children.

Jeff leaves behind a multitude of grandchildren, Blake and Bethany White, Jimmy White, Jason Dorsey, Hayden DeRoy, Savanna Lyons, Arianna Gumpenberger, Dasha Davis, Abby DeRoy, Frejah Thompson, Anthony Meyers, Mya DeRoy, Riley Anderson; two great-grandchildren, Andy White and Lucas DeRoy. Jeffery also leaves behind a loving mother-in-law he adored, Mary Lou Schuler; a sister-in-law Thereasa Sutton; his brothers, Doug DeRoy, Danny DeRoy, David DeRoy; and sister, Mary Beth Klemp, a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Preceding him in death, his parents, Floyd and Delore DeRoy; two brothers, Roger and Randy DeRoy; two sisters, Joellen Schlick and Pam Cissel; his grandson, Daymaeon Bradshaw; and daughter, Delora (Dodi) Davis.

Jeffery DeRoy was very well-loved, and his absence will be noted and deeply felt.