Weldon, R. Geoffrey 54, of Crystal Lake, IL, passed away on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014. Geoff was born to Richard and Stephanie Weldon on January 31st, 1960 in New Haven, Connecticut. He was raised in New Jersey, where he attended Montgomery High School, and graduated from Colgate University in 1982. Geoff met his loving wife, Jill Eltzholtz, in Manasquan Beach, NJ in 1987. They were married in 1990 and lived the majority of their lives together in the Crystal Lake, Illinois area. Geoff was Vice President of Sales for Aptar Beauty and Home, where he worked for 29 years alongside his twin brother and best friend, Gregory. He was blessed to have been able to travel the world, embracing a multitude of cultures, people and places throughout his life.The many successes Geoff achieved in his personal and professional life were built upon the strength of his relationships with the people he touched and his tremendous enthusiasm and love for life. Geoff loved the beach, music, and football Sundays! His infectious smile, sense of humor, pleasant attitude and hospitable nature made him the life of every party and inspired all of those who knew him. Above all things, Geoff lived for spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his wife, Jill, he is survived by his loving children, Logan and Spencer; his twin brother, Gregory; sister, Malinda Strauss; his parents, Richard and Stephanie Weldon; and his nieces and nephews, Gregory, Tyler, Connor, Mackenzie, Courtney, Carleigh, and Jaime. He was predeceased by his older sister, Suzanne Weldon in 1972. A memorial visitation will be held Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (IL Rt. 176), Crystal Lake, IL 60014. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made out to Logan and Spencer Weldon Irrevocable Trust; http://weldonchildrentrust.org/. To express online condolences, please visit www.davenportfamily.com or call the funeral home for information at 815-459-3411.
Davenport Family Funeral Home - Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake
419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Aug. 15, 2014