William Wesley Willmore, 74, of Benton, IL, passed away September 21, 2106 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital, in Mt. Vernon, IL.
He was born on June 25, 1942 in Chicago, IL, to Velma (Willmore) Gower, of Sesser, IL.
Mr. Willmore is survived by his ex-wife, Loretta Willmore, of Benton, children Leonard Willmore, of Benton, Suella Howell, of Benton, Tommie Willmore, of Christopher, IL, Hershel Willmore, of Scheller, IL, Jeremiah Willmore, of Jonesboro, IL and Zelma Jones, of Akin, IL; brothers and sisters Mike Maceri, of Benton, Mark Maceri, of Coello, IL, Evelyn Gower, of Sesser and Janie Eubanks, of Sesser.
He was preceded in death by two brothers Ron Maceri and Richard Maceri and one granddaughter Elizabeth Obrecht.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 23, 2016 at Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser. Visitation will be from 12 noon until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Paradise Prairie Cemetery in Tamaroa, IL.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser to help with funeral expenses.
Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser is in charge of arrangements. For more information go to www.gilbertfuneralhomes.com