Our son, Andrew Edward Erwin, was born on February 24, 1984. He passed away on July 13, 2019, age 35, at his home in Bethalto, IL after a long battle of drug addiction.
Andy grew up in Michigan and moved to Illinois about 10 years ago. He graduated St. Joseph High School in Michigan in 2003.
He worked at 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 wood working.
He is survived by his father, Gary L Erwin and step-mother, Jane Hutton Erwin of Worden, IL, his mother, Karen Stevens Erwin of St. Joseph, Michigan. 3 brothers, Gary Erwin, Jr. of Searcy, Arkansas, Michael L Stevenson of Hillsboro, IL and Daniel A Hartsook of Standard City, IL., and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends too numerous to mention in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio.
There will be no visitation but a memorial service is planned for a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested 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.
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