Joseph Edward Geyman

Jun 24th, 1970 - Aug 28th, 2021

Visitation:

Agri-Life Product Building

Fri, Sep. 3rd, 2021 2pm

Service:

Agri-Life Product Building

Fri, Sep. 3rd, 2021 5pm

Joseph Edward Geyman

Joseph Edward Geyman, 51, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021 in Johnson County.

Joe was born in Centralia on June 24, 1970 to Leroy Edward and Anna Ruth (McNeal) Geyman. He married Monica Ann Montgomery on August 16, 1996 in Marion.  Joe worked as a correctional officer for many years and he was a small business owner.

Survivors include:

Wife-Monica Geyman of Tunnel Hill

Mother-Anna Cavitt of Marion

Daughter-Alyssa and Garrett Patterson of Goreville

Son-Peyton Geyman of Tunnel Hill

Son-Landon Geyman of Tunnel Hill

Daughter-Reece Geyman of Tunnel Hill

Brother-Greg Geyman of Marion

Sister-LeeAnne and James Maze of Goreville

Sister-Cheri and David Blumenstock of Marion

Brother-Perry and Dawne Montgomery of Charlottesville, VA

Sister-Melinda and Brent Gresham of Rockwall, TX

Father-in-law and Mother-in-law-Gordon and Shirley Montgomery of Goreville

Grandmother-Betty Montgomery of Marion

Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his father; his step father, Bobby Joe Cavitt, who raised him; and a set of twins who passed away at birth.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 3, 2021 at 5pm at the Agri-Life Product Building/370 Route 37/Goreville.  Pastor Jason Forby and Rev. Gordon Montgomery will officiate.  Visitation will be on Friday from 2pm until the time of service at the Agri-Life Product Building. 

Memorials may be made to the family for the children’s scholarship fund.

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, and the executive order by the Governor of Illinois, those attending the visitation and the funeral service are asked to follow social distancing guidelines and wear a face mask.

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5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Mike Bell

    From: Collinsville, Illinois

    Date: September 2, 2021

    Joe,
    I’d only seen you a a couple of times in the last 30 years or so, because I moved away from Johnston City after High School. My memories with you start when I was in the 5th grade with Greg and you were in 1st or 2nd grade. I would come over to your House (I believe on Perrine St).
    Before you moved to the Lake of Egypt You, Greg & I would cram in the back seat of your mom’s little Blue Pinto to go to the Lake for the weekend, while Lee Anne got to sit up front.
    Lots of Memories of getting in trouble with Bob (good man) because of Fireworks, Walking on the Lake Ice and other things.
    I was glad to hear a few years ago that you were a Correctional Officer for IDOC. You and Monica have have a Beautiful Family. Joe, you done good!!!

  • Guest: Ken & Peggy Wollberg

    From: Goreville, Illinois

    Date: September 2, 2021

    We are so sorry for the untimely loss of Joey. He would occasionally come to our house with his family to put his boat in the water – the house where he grew up. We remember him as a kid in this house. He was always a kind and gentle spirit. He was blessed tremendously throughout his life with a fine family and home. May God bring comfort and peace in this great loss of a humble man, now home with his Father.

  • Guest: Jeremy & Carlene Staton

    From: Belknap, Illinois

    Date: September 3, 2021

    Monica & Family,

    Carlene & I are so sorry for your loss. Joe was a genuine person and a joy to get to know and hang out with. We had good times during the Heartland Elite days! He was a family man and a great friend that will be truly missed. You all will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  • Guest: Kevin Rousey

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 4, 2021

    Deepest condolences to Joseph’s wife, children, and family. I had the pleasure of working with Joe several years ago at BMRCC on the 11-7 shift. Could always count on Joe on any assignments. Despite the unique stress working those hours, Joe always had a smile on his face and a positive personality that stood above others.

  • Guest: Pam and Brian Rehbein

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 10, 2021

    I just found out. I am so sorry for your loss. We were out of town when this happened. Praying for your family.