William Jones Jr.

PEORIA - William Keith "Bill" Jones Jr., 53, of Peoria passed away at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at his home.

Born Oct. 3, 1960, in Peoria to William K. and Carol Ann (Borman) Jones Sr., he married Andrea Brown in 1982 in Peoria.

Surviving are his father of Bartonville; three sons, William "Billy" (Brandy Bartels) Jones of Bartonville, Michael Jones of Chicago and Joseph Jones of Peoria; two daughters, Alyssa Jones of Dunlap and Alison Nelson of Washington; two beloved granddaughters, Michelle and Alexandra; and two sisters, Candy (Tom) Atkinson of Peoria and Tammy (Curt) Reid of Pekin.

He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother, Chuck Jones.

Bill was a maintenance supervisor for several years at Timberbrook Apartments. He was a hard worker and a valued employee.

He was a loving father, cherished brother and son, and he also was a devoted grandfather.

He enjoyed playing poker in his spare time and spending time with his family. He is very special to his friends and family and will be deeply missed.

His memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. The Rev. James Nelson will officiate. Cremation will be accorded.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with expenses.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com.

Funeral Home

500 N 4th St Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 346-2176

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Jan. 24, 2014