Jeffery Lee Gotch age 64, of Smithville, passed away Thursday June 30, 2022, at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. He was born January 17, 1958, to his parents the late Frank and Frances Rhoten Gotch. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Karen Guthrie and Susie; brothers, Allen Gotch and Tommy Winders. He worked in Auto Detailing. Mr. Gotch is survived by his wife Michele Gotch of Smithville; children, Lindsay Pelham of Mt. Prospect, IL, Emily Avina of Mt. Prospect, IL, Paul Graham of Lebanon, Megan Tice of Lebanon and Will Clegg of Smithville; special buddy Dino; grandchildren, Abby Avina, Leo Avina, Lily Pelham, Antonio Zavala; sisters Sally Maloney of MI, and Judy Hope of IN.; Funeral services will be held 1PM Tuesday July 5, 2022, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday 11:00AM until the time of the service at 1:00PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.