Levi Patrick Eagan a.k.a. Ashton Winters

August 8, 2002June 11, 2018
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Levi Patrick Eagan a.k.a. Ashton Winters, of Belleville, IL passed away on June 11, 2018. Levi was born in Red Bud, Illinois on August 8, 2002. He was a student at Belleville West High School. Levi enjoyed playing music and spending time with his friends. He is survived by his parents Shawn and Laura Eagan; brother, Luke Eagan; sister, Bridget Eagan; maternal grandparents, Gwen and Mike Snyder; Larry and Jane Ann Duncan; Paternal grandparents, Penny and Joe Malinger; John G. Eagan, aunts and uncles, Mark and Rachael Duncan; Lisa and Brian Tilley; Randy and Beth Timmons; Kit and Lisa Timmons; Kimberley (Timmons) Siegel; Michelle Timmons; Chris and Heather Eagan; Greg and Emily Eagan and many other family members and friends. A service to celebrate his life will be conducted Friday, June 15, 2018 from 5 until 8:00 p.m. at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, IL with Pastor Jared Parker speaking. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Levi’s name may be given to Metro East Pride of Southwestern Illinois, P.O. Box 794 Belleville, IL 62222


  • Celebration of Life Friday, June 15, 2018

Levi Patrick Eagan a.k.a. Ashton Winters

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Devon Harmon

June 17, 2018

Hi my name is Devon Harmon I always wanted his friends up there at Belleville West High School he was a great student I mean he was a great kid he always said hi we've always talked we've always sat there and chat chat and he always used to smile at me and everything and he was a great friend to have I just don't understand how just just to happen all the sudden but I'm praying for him and his family members I'm praying for you all guys 2 and I hope God takes care of them he's in good hands with the Lord amen

Shawn and Laura Eagan

June 16, 2018

Thank all of you for the outpouring of love and sharing your memories with us over this last few days. It was amazing to see everyone at the celebration of them last night. They loved you all. Our hearts hurt, our souls are sad. The pain will always be there to remind us of the beautiful light that shined into all of our lives. We miss them so much. If anyone ever need someone, we are here for all of you and we love you.

Kathy Frisch Bell

June 16, 2018

Shawn, Laura, Luke, and Bridget when I saw Levi’s name in the obituaries my heart sank. I remember the little boy with the big grin and the dark brown eyes who would crawl up in my lap and snuggle, he was an adorable child. I pray that, through God, you find the strength and courage to weather the days ahead. Love to you all

Katelyn Lessmeier

June 14, 2018

Ashton was an amazing person. They would always help me. They taught me that you should live like there is no tomorrow, that life is short so have fun, and that you should be here for a good time not a long time. Ashton had amazing friends and they died with so many memories in their heart. If you knew Ashton you would know that they were such a funny person to be around. They were always smiling and seemed so happy. Im not going to weep about losing you, Ashton, instead i’m going to be happy that you’re truly and completely happy now. You will forever be close to my heart, lee-vee.

i’ll see you soon.💚

Savannah Barbarotto

June 14, 2018

I didn’t know him that well but anytime I would talk to him he would make my day 10x better. I won’t forget the last day of school when Natalie and him were making plans for the next week and he was like, “ I’m free whenever just hit me up”. He will always be remembered.

Matthew Gehring

June 14, 2018

Ashton was one of those people that when you see them the hallway, walking towards you, you could only think of the happiest thoughts. But, sadly this amazing person who only did good things for others was taken from us at such a young age. He was simply an amazing and courageous person. He could never be replaced or forgotten. We have so many incredible memories. It causes great sadness that I am currently in Wisconsin and not able to make the funeral. But, I wanna thank ashton for all of the wonderful and amazing things he has done for my friends and I. He wasn't like anyone you've ever met. He was one of a kind. That is why it is so hard to see him leave so early. My prayers go to family and friends. Please if you need to talk to anyone, please do talk.

Alyssa Wells

June 14, 2018

Words can’t describe how amazing of a person Ashton was. Although we only shared one year together getting to know each other it’s something I’ll cherish forever . I’ll never forget how nice he was to everyone. Ashton was the most unique carefree person I’ve ever met. You could be having the worst day but as soon as you see him your day is instantly better. One thing I’ll never forget is his heartwarming smile and all the jokes he made. I remember when he walked me out of school on my last day and we talked about how sad it was going to be since we won’t have anymore classes together. So Ashton insisted that we can still message each other and hang out lol💙. He was truly an angel on earth and I’m going to miss him so much .

Renea Sauerwein

June 14, 2018

Harmony-Emge School District #175 Board of Education, Administration, Faculty and Staff would like to to express our sincere sympathy to the Family of Levi Patrick Eagan.

Nathan Domescik

June 14, 2018

I was introduced to Levi at Sophomore orientation by my mother, he was one of her former students from Emge Junior High School. She told me about how awesome of a person Levi was, and as I'm always ready to add another friend to my roster, I decided Levi would be the newest edition. I found him on Facebook and sent a message. I asked rather awkwardly if he wanted to be friends, and judging by the generous amounts of exclamation points he put on his text, he seemed as excited as me to have a new friend. After that, we didn't have very many interactions. I planned to spend time with Levi this summer, hoping I could get to know more about him. But as life would have it, that opportunity was taken from me. Part of me will always regret not trying to reach out to Levi more, but I am thankful for all the time I had with him.

I hope to see you again, friend.

Regan Curry

June 14, 2018

Ashton was a person in my life I didn’t know I needed until I met them. We knew each other for a short time; enough time for me to fall in love with their personality. I mentally thank my friend Chase everyday for giving me the opportunity to be friends with Ashton and have them in my life. Ashton’s heart was so big and they were so full of life all the time. I could ALWAYS count on them to bring me some positivity and laughter whenever I needed it. They were such a good listener and I could make jokes with them about anything, something that I will cherish and remember about them every day. They absolutely deserved the entire world. I love Ashton with all my heart, and I’m so honored to be able to call them a friend while they were alive. I hope Ashton now realizes how much we truly loved them and how broken our hearts are. May Ashton Rest In Peace.