Tony E. Jeffers, 56, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 6:31 PM Thursday Sept. 25, 2014.

Tony was born July 10, 1958 in Shelbyville, IL the son of Robert Earl and Vera Lu Roney Jeffers.

Tony was part owner/operator of Bob and Tony Jeffers Excavating for many years and was a highly experienced heavy equipment operator throughout Shelby County and the surrounding area of central Illinois.

He was a member of Jackson Masonic Lodge #53 of Shelbyville.

He is survived by his mother Vera Lu; children: Joseph Jeffers of Nashville, TN, Daniel Tallman of Pana, IL, Robbie (Adrienne) Jeffers of Springfield, IL and Michelle Miller of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren: Cloey, Deavin and Maddie;sisters: Linda (Dan Allen) McWaters of Reserve, LA, Bobbi (Bob) Wileyof Marion, IL and Ginny (Paul) Bunton of Mt. Zion, IL; nieces: Sheri Duhe` and Kari Hamilton; nephew Brandon Jeffers and several great nieces and nephews.

Tony was preceded in death by his father Robert Jeffers and nephew Kurt Hubner.

A funeral service with Masonic rites will be held at 7:00 PM Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday before the service.The family requests casual attire.Private family interment will be at a later date in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville.Memorials may be made to the Family.

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