John Paul Birchett II, 37, of Troy, born May 4, 1977, at Scott Air Force Base, died Tuesday, December 30, 2014, in Troy.
John worked for Waste Management. He loved deer and squirrel hunting, and most of all he loved his children and family. He will be missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Paul Birchett Sr.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Green-Birchett of Troy; children, John Paul, Dakota Shane and Chloe Chynne of Troy; his mother, Betty, nee Bednarkewicz, Birchett of Nashville; two brothers, James (Anna) Andrews of St. Louis and Jerry Andrews of New Baden; five sisters, Tina Birchett of Troy, JoAnna Roberts of Branson, Mo., Misty Hollowell of Fresno, Calif., Sarah Birchett of Nashville, and Tiffany Birchett of Nashville.
Memorials may be made to the children’s education fund. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.Richesonfh.com
Funeral services were held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, January 3, 2015, at the funeral home, with Rev. Charles West officiating.