Born: January 15, 1970 - Deceased: December 10, 2022
Neil Hayden passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 10, 2022. He was born on January 15, 1970 at St. Elizbeth’s Hospital, Belleville, Illinois to a large family of 9 siblings, a lifelong resident in Millstadt, IL. Neil attended BTHS West class of 1988, attended Ranken Tech and Southwestern Illinois College. He was employed by Ameren as a CAD operator in Belleville, Illinois. He was a lifelong member of Immaculate Conception Church, Centreville, IL, a board member with Victorious Missionaries, and volunteer at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows.
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Special Thanks: We want to thank all of Neil’s healthcare providers, caregivers, and drivers during the 30 years of his quadriplegic condition for your hard work, strength, knowledge, support and friendship, we are truly grateful for all you have done for Neil and our family.
“God works in unexpected ways. That is the best way because it grabs you more.” By Neil Hayden.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to bahspets.org Belleville Area Humane Society.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm on Friday, December 16, 2022 at Blessed Sacrament Church, Belleville, IL,
Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, December 16, 2022 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, with Father Matthew Elie officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.