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In Loving Memory of
John Ricky Whitford

John Ricky Whitford, 55, of Granite City, born Nov. 7, 1960, died Tuesday Oct. 11, 2016 at his residence.

Mr. Whitford was an autobody repairman.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Edward and Gladys, nee Crutcher, Whitford; brothers, Henry "Eddie" Whitford and Clinton "Brad" Whitford; niece Nicole Lance; and nephews Bradley Shaun Whitford and Mateo Martinez.

Surviving are his sisters, Lisa (Willard) McKee of Granite City, Ill. and Janice Harris of Sedalia, Ky., as well as many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Hospital,
the American Heart Association , or the Shriners Hospital.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday Oct. 16, 2016 at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at the funeral home. Burial in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Edwardsville, Ill.

Thomas Saksa Funeral Home 2205 Pontoon Rd Granite City IL 62040  618-876-4321
Saksa Mateer Funeral Home  210 N. Kansas Edwardsville IL 62025  618-656-7577

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