Joseph Dale Peden, 47 of Springfield, formerly of Taylorville passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 9:54 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on December 24, 1969 in Springfield, IL the Son of Dale Peden and Harriet Morrissey. He worked as a laborer for Brandt Consolidated.

Surviving are his Daughters: Jessi Gumm of Chenoa, IL; Alexis Peden of Springfield, IL; Abigail Peden of Springfield, IL; Grandchildren: Dade, Ryker, Bentley and Ellie Gumm; Parents: Dale and Cathy Peden of Taylorville and Larry and Harriett Morrissey of Taylorville, IL; Companion Susie Williams of Springfield, IL; Sister: Mary (Mike) Ishmael of Murfreesboro, TN, Robbie (Steve) Harbour of Taylorville, IL; Terra Thacker and companion Bubba Hart of Albany, GA; Brother: Phillip (Michelle) Peden of Alton, IL, Cale (Misty) Peden of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Brother: Gary Morrissey.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. The funeral service will follow the visitation starting at 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Father Robert Spriggs officiating. Inurnment will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL at a later date.

Memorials may be made to a college scholarship for his children C/O Sutton Memorial Home 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568.


Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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