Troy Brent Puckett, age 51, of Sesser, passed away 10:59 a.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
Brent was born April 28, 1963, in Mt. Vernon, a son of Troy and Helen (Reed) Puckett. He married Angela Michelle (Tullis) on May 28, 1999, in Mt. Vernon and she survives in Sesser.
Mr. Puckett was a member of South Hickory Hill Christian Church. He had previously worked for M.U.M.S. in Pinckneyville and later at Walgreens Distribution Center in Mt. Vernon until failing health. He loved spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Angela Puckett of Sesser; father, Troy Puckett and special friend Dianne Hays of Mt. Vernon; daughter, Felicia Puckett and fiancé Ryan Russell of New Mexico; stepson, Adam Tullis of Mt. Vernon; sister, Nikki and husband Steve Zedalis of Opdyke; brother, Curtis Puckett and wife Monica of Arizona; mother-in-law, Juanita Gill and husband Larry of Mt. Vernon; brother-in-law, Marty Lewis of Bluford; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and also three beloved Chihuahuas.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen (Reed) Puckett.
Funeral services for Troy Brent Puckett will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville with Pastor Gary Davenport officiating. Burial will follow at South Hickory Hill Cemetery in rural Mt. Vernon.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville.
For those wishing, memorials may be made to the South Hickory Hill Cemetery and will be accepted at the Newell Funeral Home, 505 East Main Street, Waltonville, IL 62894.
For more information you may call Newell Funeral Home at 279-7272 or visit at www.newellfuneralhome.com.