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John R. Willham, 70, of Pekin passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at his residence.
He was born December 31, 1952, in Pekin to John Kenneth and Colleen McCarthy Willham. His parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by his siblings, Kathleen (George) Moore, Mary (Marc) Dublin; three nieces; three nephews and aunt, Mary Brooks.
John worked as a carpenter, retiring in 2003.
He enjoyed old Westerns and played guitar in local bands. He loved reading.
Cremation has been accorded and private burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at csmico.com
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