Loren Street, age 73 years, a resident of Joppa and a native of the Simpson community, passed away Saturday evening, December 10, 2016, at 6:09 PM at his home.
Loren was born November 17, 1943. He was the youngest of eight children born to Ado and Ruby (Fort) Street.
In 1983, Loren was united in marriage to Barbara Bestch in Vienna, Illinois. She survives.
Other survivors include: his children – Jeff Street of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Tina Street of Vienna, Paul (Tracie Lynn) Ellis and Ben Ellis, Jr. all of St. Louis, Missouri. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Loren was preceded in death by: a son – Walter Ellis; 4 brothers – Clarence, Louie, Lenard and Hayward Street; an infant sister and 2 infant brothers.
Loren was employed as an over-the-road truck driver throughout his working career. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Loren was of the Baptist faith.
In accordance with Loren’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services.
Memorials may be made to the family and left in care of Bailey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 695, Vienna, Illinois 62995.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.