Steven Duane Hoxsey, 62


Steven Duane Hoxsey, 62, of Donnellson, died on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at his home.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. until the time of the ceremony at 1 p.m. at Assalley-Young Funeral Home, 118 E. College Avenue, Greenville, IL. Inurnment will follow the memorial ceremony at Union Grove Cemetery in Ayers.

He was born May 28, 1959, in Highland, the son of Mildred Kay File and Robert Lee Hoxsey.  He graduated from Hillsboro High School with the class of 1977, and went on to proudly serve our country in the United States Army.  Upon his honorable discharge, he worked for Continental and Eastern Airlines in Houston, TX, before moving to Ft. Lauderdale, FL where he was employed by Broward County Transit for 17 years.  He then transferred to Bond County Transit where he served as manager until his recent retirement. 

He loved his job, the people he worked with, and most of all the citizens of Bond County that he helped.  He was an avid flower gardener, caretaker of plants and also loved animals and listening to music.

Mr. Hoxsey is survived by his mother, M. Kay (File) Smith of St. Genevieve, MO; brother, Jim (wife Susan) Hoxsey of Donnellson; nieces, Bobbie Ann Wells, Megan (husband Wesley) Bobbitt, Sheena (husband Jake) Murphy, and Becky (fiancé Joe) Edwards ; nephews, Nathan Guzman and Philip (wife Kara) Edwards; great-nieces, Morgan Wells, Ember Murphy, Jayden Murphy, and Shore Edwards; great-nephews, Christopher Wells, Shoal Edwards, and Ripson Gasper; lifelong friends, Kelly Starnes of Coffeen, and Donna Hanes of Columbia, IN; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Robert Keith Hoxsey; and sister, Tamara Kay Marberry.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bond County Humane Society, 2510 S. Elm Street, Greenville, IL 62246.

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