Jeffrey Alan Wedding 1965-2024


Jeffrey Alan Wedding, 58, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024.  He was born on Nov. 9, 1965 in Indianapolis, Ind. He was a 1983 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler and Tyler Junior College, where he met his wife, Stacy. Jeff retired from the Texas Department of Transportation in 2021, after 25 years where he was a transportation maintenance specialist.

Jeff loved fishing, fireworks, Star Wars and Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed being at the lake fishing with his daughter, Sara, and his fishing buddy, Annie. He would spend his summers working with PyroTechnic as a pyrotechnician, providing firework shows. He could recite entire lines from all the Star Wars movies and would often do it! Football season was filled with “Them Boys – Dallas Cowboys Football.” He was a die-hard fan, and he attended their last game with his friend, Stan.

He is survived by his mother, Ruth Wedding of Alba, and preceded in death by his father, Deward Wedding, Jr. Jeff lived in Alba with his wife, Stacy; his son, Chase; and his daughter, Sara. Other family members include his brother, Bryan Veatch (Rock Falls, Ill.); father-in-law, Wayne Green, (Lindale); cousins, Cori Brown of Spanish Fork, Utah, Debbie Brown of Bloomington, Ill. and Bill Blair of Alba.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked to donate to APET Animal Shelter, Mineola, TX,