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Obituary for John Spradlin
John M. Spradlin, 56, of Pekin, IL passed away at 7:13 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at his residence. He was born January 22, 1957 in Pekin, IL the son of James and Mary Reynolds Gosnell. He was preceded in death by his brother, James Spradlin in 2008 and sister-in-law, Susie Spradlin in 2000. He is survived by his sons, Jared Spradlin of Melboure, FL, Kyle Spradlin of Vero Beach, FL; granddaughter, Braelyn Spradlin of Melbourne, FL; his parents of Pekin, IL; brother, Mike (Traci) Gosnell of Pekin, IL; sister, Kelli Walraven of Canton, IL; niece, Carla (Rob) Baker of Manito, IL; nephews, Clint Spradlin of Pekin, IL, Zac Gosnell of Pekin, IL, niece, Renee Walraven of Canton, IL and great niece and nephews, Casey and Ryan Baker of Manito, IL and Blake Spradlin of Pekin, IL. John enjoyed building models of all kinds and was a Colts Fan. He was a fun, loving and joking person. He was a great son, father and brother, he will be greatly missed. Cremation has been accorded and a celebration of life will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Amvets in Pekin, IL. Memorials may be made to the family to assist with medical expenses.