Alter “A.J.” E. Ivy II, 17 of Taylorville passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 10:30 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, IL. He was born on September 30, 2003 in Taylorville, IL the son of Alter E. Ivy and Jennifer (Fisher) Ivy. He worked as a laborer for Eric Allard Construction. A.J. was a happy kid and was always ready to go! He attended Cornerstone Academy and was enrolled to go to Lincoln Challenge Military School in January of 2022. He was a member of Faith Community Worship Center where he attended church. A.J. was a joker and always tried to make you laugh. He enjoyed listening to music, playing video games, and being with family and friends. A.J. was a protector and was highly family orientated. He had a smile that would melt your heart! He will be truly missed.

He is survived by his Parents: Alter E. Ivy and Jennifer (Fisher) Ivy; Sister: Tatiana Fisher of Taylorville, IL; Brother: Marcus Ivy of Taylorville, IL; Girlfriend: Kaitlyn Michaud of Taylorville, IL; Grandparents: Theresa Bush and Donald Fisher Sr.; Cousin: LaEdd Jones; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. He was preceded in death by his Grandparents: Altrie Ivy and Emma Jones, Doris Lashbrook and Uncle: Corrandon “Red” Orr.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2020 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Faith Community Worship Center in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 3:00 p.m. at Faith Community Worship Center in Taylorville with Pastor Jerry Thorpe officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to Sutton Memorial Home to assist with funeral expenses 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568.

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

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