Timothy Whitsitt

MORTON - Timothy J. Whitsitt of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., formerly of Morton, passed away peacefully May 18, 2013.

Tim passed away at home surrounded by his family, from complications of cancer.

Tim was born in Macomb, Ill., on Nov. 5, 1949. He was the son of Terry and Mary Alice Whitsitt.

Survivors include his mother, brothers Dan (Vicki) of Havana, Ill., and T.A. (Karen) of LeRoy, Ill., and several nieces and nephews.

Tim was preceded in death by his father, Terry, in 2007.

Tim graduated from Morton High School and went on to attend the University of Illinois. He received his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

He was employed as an attorney for Chicago Title Insurance, working in Rockville, Md., Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Md., Tampa, Fla., and Weston, Fla., offices before recently retiring.

Cremation was accorded, with a private memorial service.

Memorials may be made to the LeRoy Food Pantry, 603 S. East St., LeRoy, IL 61752.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on May 26, 2013