John “Jack” Michael Reilly, of O’Fallon, MO, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2023, at the age of 89. He was the loving husband of Kathleen "Kitty" Reilly; beloved son of the late Thomas and Catherine Reilly; and dear brother of Tom and the late Maryann Rielly. Jack was like a father to Pam and Mark Vaughan and was like a grandfather to Andrea and Brooke Vaughan. Jack is preceded in death by his sister, Theresa Reilly. Jack is survived by his nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends.
Jack proudly served his country in the United States Navy and the United States Air Force and went on to retire after a long and successful career. He was a member of the VFW Post 5077 O’Fallon and the American Legion. Jack loved hanging out with his buddies and spending time at his favorite place, Penalty Box. His pride and joy was his truck, a 1992 Chevy Silverado. Jack loved music and was a huge Elvis fan. Jack was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in Jack's name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or VFW Post 5077 O'Fallon.