James “Jim” Edward Allwardt, 68, of Sparta, IL; born on December 19, 1952 in Murphysboro, IL; passed away Thursday, December 16, 2021 at his home in Sparta, IL.
Jim loved to watch all kinds of different sports, but he was a huge fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. He enjoyed listening to classic rock and doing any kind of fishing. As long as he was catching something, he was having a good time. He served in the United States Army as an MP, guarding different bases where he was stationed.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Edward and Jewell (Reed) Allwardt; nephew – Jeff Gall; niece – Jenna Hale.
Jim is survived by two sons – Matt (fiancé, Veronika Moser) Allwardt of Perryville, MO and Mark Allwardt of Chester, IL; two grandchildren – Max Allwardt and Oliver Allwardt, both of Perryville, MO; two sisters – Rosermary (Joe) Gall of Campbell Hill, IL and Doris Mevert of Percy, IL.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.heilschuessler.com
A memorial visitation will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements