|Jason W. "Bear" Sornberger, age 38, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 3:08 A.M. on Saturday, April 20, 2013 in Galesburg, Illinois.
He was born on June 29, 1974 in Galesburg, Illinois the son of William and Betty Ann Wells Sornberger. He attended Galesburg High School in Galesburg, Illinois.
Surviving is his mother: Betty Ann (Leonard Mitchell) Sornberger of Galesburg, Illinois; his fiancée, Casey Clayton of Galesburg, Illinois; one sister, Nichole (Tom) Lytle of Galesburg Illinois; three step sisters, Bobbie Joe Mitchell of Galesburg, Illinois, Miranda Mitchell of Galesburg, Illinois and Aubrey Sornberger of Nebraska; one step brother, William Mitchell of Muscatine, Iowa; one niece, Brianna Lytle of Galesburg, and step nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, uncle and grandparents.
When he was younger he liked to farm helping out area farmers, then he became a roofer for several years for McMaster's in Galesburg, Illinois. He enjoyed dirt bike racing and playing pool.
Funeral Services will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. Cremation rites will be accorded after services. Memorials may be made to the Family. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com