Obituary – Jay Douglas Webb – Ewing

EWING – Jay Douglas Webb, 72, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, while farming near Wilson Road in Benton.

Per his wishes, Mr. Webb will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the home of Jay and Judy Webb at 13381 Webb Hill Road in Ewing with Larry Miller officiating.

Leffler-Poulson Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of arrangements.

Jay was born May 6, 1941, in Ewing, the son of Roy Webb and Mickey (McKee) Webb.

He married the former Judy McKinnon on Oct. 17, 1964, and she survives.

Jay, along with his wife, Judy, and their son, Shannon, owned and operated Webb Farms of Ewing. He was a member of Farm Bureau, FFA Alumni and a former Ewing School Board member. He also enjoyed auctioneering.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Judy Webb of Ewing; a son, Shannon Webb and wife, Tracey, of Ewing and a granddaughter, Josie Lee Webb of Ewing.  Also surviving is a sister, Kay and husband, Rick Boundy, of Metamora; two aunts, Billie J. and husband, Herb Winemiller, and Judy McKee; two sisters-in-law, Donna Ellis of West Frankfort, and Mary McKinnon of Burlington, Wis.; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.

Jay was preceded in death by his parents; and grandparents.

Memorials in memory of Jay Webb, may be made to the organization of the donor’s choice.

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