Andrew Edward Erwin, 35, of Bethalto, died Saturday, July 13, at his home.
A memorial service is planned for a later date. Irwin Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Erwin was born on Feb. 24, 1984, in Barrien Springs, MI. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in Michigan in 2003, and he moved to Bethalto about ten years ago.
He worked a variety of jobs until he came to Illinois. He became a construction worker and helped build houses with several local contractors. He loved working with his hands, gardening and woodworking.
He is survived by his father, Gary L. Erwin and stepmother, Jane (Hutton) Erwin of Worden; his mother Karen (Stevens) Erwin of St. Joseph, MI; three brothers, Gary Erwin, Jr. of Searcy, AR, Michael L. Stevenson of Hillsboro and Daniel A. Hartsook of Standard City; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, too numerous to mention in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio.
Memorials may be made to the family or First National Bank in Staunton, where an account has been designated for funeral expenses, Andrew Erwin Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 59, Staunton, IL 62088.
Online condolences may be left at www.irwinchapel.com.