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Alexander Lee Phelps of Chester

  • Alexander Lee Phelps

    Alexander Lee Phelps

updated: 10/2/2019 12:33 PM

Alexander Lee Phelps, 25, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at noon on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 in Damiansville, Illinois.

He was born to David Phelps and Diana (nee Crawford) Batten on Jan. 3, 1994 in Red Bud, Illinois.

Alex was a paint washer for Roeslein & Associates in Red Bud, Illinois.

He loved spending time outdoors.

Alex is survived by his father, David Phelps of Chester; his mother, Diana (Kenny) Batten of Chester; his fiancee, Tara Willig of Chester; five siblings, Travis Phelps of Chester, Jesse Phelps of Chester, Kenny (Amy) Batten III of West Frankfort, Morgan Batten of Knoxville, Tennessee and Carolann Batten of Chester; his paternal grandmother, Karla Phelps of Sparta, Illinois; his maternal step-grandmother, Donna Batten of Chester; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Alex was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather and his maternal grandparents.

The funeral service will begin at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29 at Pechacek Funeral Homes in Chester, officiated by David Vaughn. Visitation will be held prior to the service, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials in Alex's name are requested for the family.

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