John Robert Mocaby, 81, of Logan, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.
He was born in Parrish, IL, on January 11, 1933, the son of Irvin and Mary (Spain) Mocaby.
He married Ida Louetta (Melvin) on September 30, 1951 and she survives.
Mr. Mocaby loved to fish. He was a great husband, father and grandpa. Mr. Mocaby was retired from S & W Motors in Mt. Vernon.
He is survived by his wife Ida Louetta Mocaby, of Logan, four children, John Mocaby, Jr. and wife Mary, Janet Brannan, Joy Smith and husband Tom and Robin Mocaby, all of Logan.
Mr. Mocaby is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, by a daughter, Lynette Camden, a granddaughter Jamie Bragg and by three sisters and one brother.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with the Rev. Dean Severin officiating. Burial will be in the Logan Church of God Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton.