Spencer Jeffrey Toohill, 17, of Clinton, Illinois departed this life on March 22, 2018. Spencer was a Junior at Clinton High School where he was active in CHS Band and CHS Theater. Known for his inclusive personality and contagious laugh, he was an avid Cardinals fan and very instrumental in the growth of The Vault in Clinton. Those closest to Spencer knew him as a genuine and caring friend who could always make you smile with a big hug or a joke.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Clinton, IL with Rev. Fr. James Henning, Rev. Fr. Jeff Stirniman, Deacon Todd Weber, and Deacon John Leonard, celebrants. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Wapella, IL. Visitation will be from 4 - 8 PM, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at the First Christian Church, Clinton, IL with Rosary Service at 3: 30 PM. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to the Clinton High School Band or the Clinton High School Thespian Troop #3151.
Spencer was born January 18, 2001, in Normal, IL, the son of Jeffrey and Kimberlee (Torbert) Toohill.
Survivors include his parents, Jeff & Kim Toohill, Clinton, IL; brother, Parker J. Toohill, Clinton, IL; maternal grandmother, Mary Ellen Torbert, Clinton, IL; paternal grandparents, Martin “Pete” & Sally Toohill, Clinton, IL; aunts and uncles: Randy (Cathy) Toohill, Wapella, IL; Jackie (Jamie) Deffenbaugh, Normal, IL; Greg (Jennifer) Toohill, LeRoy, IL; Tara (Paul) Wanserski, Monticello, IL; cousins: Anna Michelle Toohill, Kevin Toohill, Max Deffenbaugh, Pete Deffenbaugh, Natalee Wanserski, Thomas Toohill, Caroline Toohill, and Luke Deffenbaugh.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Jerry L. Torbert.