DWIGHT ­– Jesse E. Colvin Jr., 54, of Dwight, IL passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the First Baptist Church in Dwight with Pastor Daniel Woodward officiating. A visitation was held from 4 until 7 p.m., also at the Church, on Monday, June 7, 2021. Additional visitation was held one hour prior to the services on Tuesday. Burial followed the services in Oaklawn Cemetery, Dwight, IL. Memorial contributions in Jesse’s name may be made to the Midwest Christian Boys’ Football Camp. Hager Memorial Home in Dwight is handling the arrangements. Jesse was born in Joliet, IL on June 7, 1966, a son of Jesse and Patricia (Tippett) Colvin. He married Jane Rhodes on July 17, 1999, in the First Baptist Church of Dwight in Dwight, IL. She survives in Dwight. He is also survived by his father, Jesse Colvin Sr. of Kingman, Arizona; daughters, Allison (Josh Light) Colvin of Pleasant Plains, Arkansas; Laura Colvin of Dwight; son, Weston Colvin of Dwight; sister, Vicki (Glynn) Baker of Kingman, Arizona; grandchildren, Landon Baker, Lynlee Colvin, Zach Light, Kora Light; his best friend, Dan Atwood; and “Doc,” the family dog. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Colvin; and grandson, Mason Riley in infancy. Jesse proudly served in the United States Army Reserves for two years until he was recruited into the United States Navy and continued to serve his country for another six years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dwight, where he served the Lord in ministry as a Pastor of Children’s Church; a director of the Midwest Christian Boys’ Football Camp; Sunday School teacher; and Bus Captain of the Pontiac Bus Route. Jesse worked for Exelon Dresden Station for almost 30 years. He enjoyed his job and the great people he worked with. Jesse was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. He enjoyed attending games with his wife and family. Above all else, Jesse loved the Lord and his family, and will be fondly remembered and sadly missed. This obituary may be viewed and guestbook signed at www.hagermemorial.com