Zachery Edward Causey, 31, of Smithton, IL, formerly of New Athens, IL, born September 22, 1990, in Belleville, IL, passed away on Saturday April 23, 2022. He was an electrical control specialist at Granite City Steel in Granite City, IL. Zach loved wood turning, gardening, astrology, star gazing and camping with his family. He tried his hand at making homemade wine and was very adept at intricately detailed arts and crafts.
Zachery is survived by his parents – Mark Edward and Patricia Ann (Gillis) Causey of New Athens, IL, three children – Felicity Rose Causey, Daniel Edward Causey and Lilly May Causey, one brother – Seth John Henry (Danielle Qualls) Causey of Waterloo, IL and by one sister – Emily Elizabeth (Chance Deitrich) Causey of New Athens, IL. He is also survived by his grandmother- “Mee-maw” Janice Causey, and by aunts, uncles and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Zachery’s honor are requested to be made to the family to go towards a trust fund being set up for his children – Felicity, Daniel and Lilly.
Visitation: Friends and family will be gathering from 9 – 11 a.m. on Saturday April 30, 2022, at St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL.
Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday April 30, 2022, at St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL with Fr. Von Deeke officiating. Burial will follow at Smithton-Franklin Cemetery in Smithton, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.