Jeffrey J. Eickelschulte
Jeffrey J. Eickelschulte, age 48, of La Grange, Missouri, died Saturday, December 29, 2018, at 1:35 pm in his home.
He graduated from Quincy High School in 1989. Jeff received a bachelor’s degree in business and social work from Quincy University. Jeff loved his work as a social worker at Levering Regional Health Care in Hannibal, MO.
He was an enthusiast in the Boy Scouts. He was a leader for scouts in Quincy, Canton, and Hannibal for many years, and involved in the local explorer post. Jeff would always volunteer to help at Summer Camp for the scouts, and even received the honor of being a Vigil Member of the Order of the Arrow. Jeff was a life long enthusiast of the outdoors. He also would help out at the La Grange, MO Lion’s Club. He treasured spending with his family most of all, and was always willing to help anyone at anytime. Even through all his health issues, Jeff always had a positive attitude towards life.
Jeff is survived by his two children, Tyshai Eickelschulte, of Lebanon, IL, and Tyrelle Eickelschulte, of Quincy; his mother, Marcia (William) Watkins, of Quincy; his father, James Eickelschulte, of Haines, FL; a brother, Jason (Emily) Watkins, of Quincy; a sister, Janel Watkins, of Quincy; three nephews and a niece, Jackson Gibson, Austin, Chandler, and Margaret Watkins; aunt and uncle, Roger (Mary) Voorhis, and Velma (Bud) Holm; numerous cousins; and a great friend, Tabatha Smith.
Jeff was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents, and two uncles.
Services: 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Pastor Kendall Meyer officiating
Visitation: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
Memorials: Mississippi Valley Council Boy Scouts of America
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.