CLINTON- Jeff Pister, age 40, of Clinton, passed away at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Ill. at 6:46 a.m. on April 13, 2009.
A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. J. Kent Hickerson will officiate. Interment will follow at Lisenby Cemetery, Lane. J. Kent Hickerson will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to his daughters education fund.
Jeff Pister was born in Clinton, Ill. on Feb. 14, 1969 a son of Jim Pister and Kathy DeLancy. He married Tisha Burton on Sept. 7, 1991 in Clinton.
Wife, Tisha Pister, of Clinton;
Two daughters, Meghan Pister age 12 and Hannah Pister age 9, both at home;
One brother, Toby Pister, of Clinton;
Mother-in-law and father-in-law, Essel and Betty Burton, of Clinton;
and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Dale and Mattie DeLancy and Paternal grandparents Doran and Norma Pister.
Jeff was a member of Carpenters Local 63, working for Associated Constructors. He was an N.R.A. member and enjoyed sports shooting. His Sunday morning ritual was listening to “House of Hair”.
Jeff was a loving husband, dad and son who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.