BRIDGEPORT, Illinois — Edward Dean Sechrest Jr., 50, Bridgeport, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

He served in the United States Army and had worked for the Walmart Distribution Center.

Survivors include his wife, Sara Beth (Land) Sechrest; two children, Jacob Dean Sechrest and Lora Beth Sechrest; stepmother, Cindy Sechrest; two brothers, Jim Sechrest and Hank Sechrest; and one sister, Mandy Flynn.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. CDT today at the Cunningham Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bridgeport City Cemetery with military rites.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family directly to set up an education fund for Jacob and Lora Sechrest.

Condolences can be sent online at www.cunningham