Steven P. Dempsey
Steven P. Dempsey, 66 of Effingham, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Steven was born November 29, 1953 in Vandalia, the son of Paul W. and Doris J. (Ivy) Dempsey. He worked for many years at Work Color Press in Effingham. Steven is survived by his son, John (Laura) Dempsey of Leander, TX; sisters, Cindy (Tony) Deters of Sigel and Eydie (Tim) Carruthers of Watson; grandchildren, AmyJo Davis, Courtney Moreau, Brayden Martin and Landon Carson; great-grandchildren, Collin Davis, Sabashan Moreau and Emrey Moreau; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jenny; sister, Debbie Esker; niece, Michelle Reeves and nephew, Jeremy Cox.
Per Steve's wishes, private family services are planned. Online condolences may be shared with his family at
Published on January 21, 2020


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James meyer
Jan 22, 2020
Sorry for loss will miss all the positive smiles and energy wonderfully memories
Michael Siemer
Jan 22, 2020
Shine on you crazy diamond!
May peace be with you.
Andrew Gabel
Jan 22, 2020
Fond memories of Steve. Prayers for the family's loss. I take comfort that Steve has moved on to the better life, on the other side of this one.
Ted Grunloh
Jan 22, 2020
My sympathy and thoughts to the family.
Danny Simmons
Jan 22, 2020
Worked with Steve for many years at World Color. He always had a smile on his face and telling jokes. Loved music, as do I. He even gave me some of his albums. Loved his Cappuccino. He was a dandy. RIP old buddy
Debbie Harper
Jan 22, 2020
So sorry for your loss Prayers for the family Many memories of fun times