Cover photo for Jay Caviness's Obituary
Jay Caviness Profile Photo
1982 Jay 2018

Jay Caviness

September 15, 1982 — September 23, 2018

Gibson City - Jay T. Caviness, 36, of Gibson City, passed away at 2:40 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at his residence.

His funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Dewey Community Church in Dewey, with Rev. Neil Hauser officiating. Masonic service will be at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City with visitation following from 4:30-8:00 p.m.

Burial will be in East Bend Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be directed to the Cornbelt Shrine.

Jay was born on September 15, 1982 in Urbana, Illinois, a son to Marion Gerald ‘Jerry' and Barbara Elizabeth Kelly Caviness.

Surviving is a sister, Kelly (Samuel) Steenbergen of Fisher; three brothers, Patrick (Jessica) Caviness of Sibley, Charles Caviness of Champaign and Andrew Caviness of Fisher; a niece, Kelsey Steenbergen and two nephews, John Steenbergen and Jared Caviness.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jay graduated from Fisher High School, Class of 2001. He was co-owner of Sammer's II in Gibson City.

He was an avid Blackhawks, Bears, Cardinals and Michigan fan. Jay was a member of Gibson City Masonic Lodge AF and AM #733 and the Mohammad Shrine and the Cornbelt Shrine.

Jay was an all around good guy with a great smile and infectious laugh and never met a stranger. Toews, his English Bulldog will be waiting for him at the Rainbow Bridge.


MasonicService

SEP 27. 4:00 PM (CDT)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

Visitation

SEP 27. 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

Funeral Service

SEP 28. 10:30 AM (CST)

Dewey Community Church
16 3rd Street
Dewey, IL 61840

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jay T. Caviness, please visit our floral store.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Jay Caviness, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Friday, September 28, 2018

Starts at 10:30am (Eastern time)

Dewey Community Church (Dewey)

TBA, TBA,

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Masonic Service

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Starts at 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home

925 IL-47, Gibson City, IL 60936

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Thursday, April 22, 2021

4:30 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

East Bend Memorial Gardens

, Fisher, IL 61843

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 52

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers