EAST PEORIA - James Roy Dishman Jr., age 49, of East Peoria passed away at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.
He was born Aug. 11, 1964, in Peoria to James Roy and Carol Ann (Burke) Dishman Sr. He married Amy Jenkins on Aug. 19, 1989, in Bartonville.
She survives, along with two sons, James Roy "JD" Dishman III and Benjamin James Richard Dishman, both at home; two sisters, Deborah (Kim) Chance of North Pekin and Carolyn (Michael) Dollison of East Peoria; three nephews; and one niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew.
James graduated from East Peoria Community High School and worked at ADDWC in Eureka.
He was a member of the East Peoria Jaycees and Illinois Jaycees State Board. He was an East Peoria Cub Scout Leader of Pack 209 and a member of DeMolay.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to ADDWC in Eureka or the American Kidney Foundation.
Please view James' obituary online at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com.