Donald L Willeford, age 70 of Highland, IL, died Friday, August 31, 2018, at, Pocahontas, IL.
He was born on Saturday, July 03, 1948, in Highland, IL, the son of Robert and Lucille (nee Pfister) Willeford.
He was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Greenville, IL; Moose Lodge-Highland, IL.
Donn was born and raised at Highland, IL; 1966 graduate of Highland High School. He attended SIU-E for two years. He worked at Widmer Floral as a youth. He lived in Indiana and Louisville, KY; later in Clearwater, FL and Centralia, IL, where he began working in the child care services. In Centralia he worked for Hudelson Home and later for Hoyleton Youth & Family Services, Hoyleton, IL. He lived in Highland while working for Hoyleton as a Training Coordinator. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and riding bikes. His love was spending time with friends, family and especially his grandchildren.
Mother – Lucille R. “Lou” Willeford (nee Pfister), Highland, IL
Daughter – Jennifer L. Kampwerth, Breese, IL
Grandchild – London G. Kampwerth, Breese, IL
Grandchild – Lincoln J. Kampwerth, Breese, IL
Sister – Bambi L. (significant other-Karl Kenter) Tebbe, Troy, IL
Nephew – Justin M. (Becca) Tebbe, Chicago, IL
Niece – Lindsay R. (Craig) VanDyke, Worden, IL
Great Niece – Adalynn R. Meinhardt
Significant Other – Carolee M. “Carrie” Babcock, Highland, IL.
He was preceded in death by:
Father – Robert D. Willeford – Died 5/13/2005.
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 06, 2018, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
A Celebration of Life will be at 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 06, 2018, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, Brother Willie Huffine, Elder, of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Greenville, IL, officiating.
Private interment will be Friday, September 07, 2018, at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hoyleton Children’s Home, Hoyleton, IL.