OBITUARY

John M Stallons

February 17, 1940December 16, 2017

John Morgan Stallons, III, 77, of Belleville, IL, passed away Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at Evelyn’s House in Creve Coeur, MO, with his loving family by his side.

John, also known as Jr., was born February 17, 1940 in Cadiz, KY. He graduated from East St. Louis High School and continued working at the 13th street Market until he got a job at Illinois Power, now Ameren, as a lineman and retired from Ameren in 2002. Jr. and his wife, Ida M. Pirtle, lived in the same East St. Louis neighborhood where they met and attended the same schools. They married when she was 18 and he 21 and celebrated 57 years of togetherness in Feb. 2107. Jr. enjoyed crossword puzzles, Sudoku, and listening to loud music. He was a fan of his son John’s, B.B. Que and enjoyed an occasional margarita. He also loved his beautiful red Goldwing motorcycle and recently fulfilled a life’s dream by purchasing a purple Plymouth Prowler, which was his pride and joy.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Nina Estelle, nee Dunning and John M. Stallons, II, a brother, Howard Stallons; a nephew, Edward Stallons; and a niece, Sara Stallons.

In addition to his loving wife, Ida, he is survived by three sons, John M. Stallons, IV, Matthew L. (Kathy) Stallons, and Paul A. (Deni) Stallons. He was a proud grandfather to John “Jay” M. V, Alyssa (Ali), Mitchell, Garrett, Madison, Jack, and Landon; a sister, Martha (Ralph) Logan; and two brothers, Noble (Melba) Stallons and Larry Stallons; a sister-in-law and two brothers-in-law, fay and Bruce Harper and James R. Pirtle; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Memorials are requested to Evelyn’s House, 1000 N. Mason Rd., Creve Coeur, MO 63141. Condolences may be expressed online at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home, 5000 N. Illinois, Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral: Services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Judy Stallons and Rev. Mike Stallons co-officiating. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 21, 2017

  • Funeral

    Friday, December 22, 2017

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December 22, 2017

I am so sorry for your loss . My thoughts and prayers go out to the family . Take special care . Cheryl Kuehn

December 21, 2017

So sorry to hear of Juniors passing. Love and prayers to all the family.
Allen and Janet (Tipton) Reames.

Andrea Southworth

December 20, 2017

I will keep the family in my thoughts and prayers.

December 19, 2017

I worked with John at Ameren for a long time and he was one of best men I ever knew and always ready with a funny comment. He was a very kind person and often spoke of his family. I will miss him very much even though I have not seen him in a while. God bless all of you.
June Webb

Sandy Buecher

December 19, 2017

So sorry for your loss. I knew John from way back when we were both younger. I also got to work with him at Illinois Power when he recognized me from my earlier days. He will be missed.

Jerry Vowell

December 19, 2017

Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to IDA and all of the Stallons family, Jr. will be missed by us all.

Mary Jean Jones

December 18, 2017

May God watch over you and your family in your hours of sorrow. May your Guardian Angel hold your hand all through your time of grief. Remember we love you.

Craig & Lisa Stallons

December 18, 2017

You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mark Anthony Roberson

December 17, 2017

As a very close friend of your brother Larry, ya'll are in my thoughts and prayers. May GOD grant you HIS Strength, Comfort and Peace during this Season of Grief.