James M. Willeford
SPRINGFIELD – James M. Willeford, 60, of Springfield, died Sunday, July 15, 2007 at St. John’s Hospice.
He was born May 15, 1947 in Springfield, IL, the son of James P. and Mary Jane Howard Willeford. His parents preceded him in death.
Mr. Willeford worked for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services as a mail supervisor. He was a former member of 3rd Presbyterian Church. He was a United States Army veteran serving from 1966-1968. He received a BS degree from Sangamon State University.
Survivors: companion, Patti Flicker of Springfield; one son, Robert (wife, Rebecca) Willeford of Peoria, AZ; two grandchildren, Terrin and Talon Willeford; three brothers, Thomas Willeford of Roanoke, VA, Dennis (wife, Sandy) Willeford of Mackinaw, and Timothy (wife, Julie) Willeford of Mechanicsburg; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home of Service.
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