Richard “Jake” Naumer, Sr. | Obituary

Richard “Jake” Naumer, Sr.

ST. CHARLES, MO – Richard “Jake” Naumer, Sr., 67, of St. Charles, MO, formerly of Du Quoin, IL, passed away on Wednesday January 5, 2022, at his home.

Jake was born January 16, 1954 in Du Quoin, IL, son of Jacob Barber and Helen (Tenney) Naumer. He attended Kemper Military School, Boonville, MO, then graduated from Du Quoin High School, Du Quoin, IL. He received his Masters of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL. Jake was a stockbroker, senior vice president at Stifel Nicolaus, St. Louis, MO, and former UMWA tractor operator at Consol Energy, Inc. He was the owner and operator of Capital Investment Group and Cash Express of Southern Illinois. Jake was a musician who loved Blues and Rock & Roll. He also enjoyed playing golf, poker and billiards.

Survivors include her son, Richard Jacob Naumer, Jr. of Nashville, TN; daughter, Katherine Chandler Naumer of Houston, Texas; mother, Helen Naumer of Carbondale, IL; brother, Scott Naumer of Carbondale, IL; sister, Tenney Naumer of Carbondale, IL; and niece, Alais Elena de Hoogh of Tiburon, CA.

He was predeceased by his father, Jacob Naumer.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Pyatt Funeral Home, Du Quoin, IL on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm Family and friends are invited to join in by sharing their stories of Jake.

Visitations will be held at Pyatt Funeral Home, Du Quoin, IL on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

COVID-19 mandates and regulations will be respected.

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