Joel Edward Overmyer, Jr.

Nov 30th, 1966 - Oct 11th, 2017
Joel Edward Overmyer, Jr.

Marion-Joel Edward Overmyer, Jr., 50, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Joel was born on November 30, 1966 in Champaign to Joel and Katheryn (Drake) Overmyer, Sr. He married Krista Stroud on February 19, 1993 in West Frankfort.

Joel was a drywall finisher for Joel Terry. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include:

Wife-Krista Overmyer of Marion

Son-Joel Edward Overmyer III of Marion

Daughter-Jo Lynn Overmyer of Marion

Brother-James Overmyer of Marion

Sister-Jennifer Overmyer of West Frankfort

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Tamara Overmyer

Joel’s wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

3 Guestbook Messages


    From: QUINCY, Illinois

    Date: October 27, 2017

    so sorry for your loss i am here if u need to talk

  • Guest: Tammy and Tim Borum

    From: Carrier Mills, Illinois

    Date: October 27, 2017

    Very sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. Even though we hardly ever seen him anymore, when we did it was as if no time had past at all. He was and will always be a forever friend as will His wife Crystal, brother James, and sister Jenny. Our deepest sorrow and prayers. He will truly be missed by the Borum family. Please inform us of further services. Tammy and Tim Borum 618-618-9988

  • Guest: Bruce and Mari Jo Norris

    From: Whitewash, Illinois

    Date: October 27, 2017

    So sad to hear the passing of a dear friend of ours. We will miss you so much. Rest In Peace Joel.