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Jeffrey D. Whitehead

May 8, 1955 — June 3, 2023

Jeffrey D. Whitehead, 68, of Woodhull, Illinois passed away Saturday, June 3, 2023 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Visitation is 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at noon Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Woodhull.  Mass of Christian Burial is at noon.  Private burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be left to the family and online condolences may be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.

Jeff was born May 8, 1955 in Hopedale, Illinois to Archie and Glenndora Hall Whitehead.  He attended Western Illinois University and graduated from Illinois Community College in Peoria.  On June 11, 1977, he married Sharon Polson in Delavan, Illinois.

Jeff was a bean leader at Pioneer Hybrid.  He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Woodhull. 

He loved all sports, especially golfing.  Jeff enjoyed craft beer, landscaping, fishing and spending time with his family.  He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Bears fan. 

He is survived by his wife, Sharon; four sons, Sean Whitehead of Davenport, Iowa; Ryan (Ashley) Whitehead of Woodhull; Devin (Kelly) Whitehead of Minooka, IL; Corey (Steph) Whitehead of Winter Garden, FL; four grandchildren, Emery, Carson, Bryar and Camden.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Steve.

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