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Willie Landrum, Jr.
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Obituary for Willie Landrum, Jr.

Willie Landrum, Jr., age 68, of Peoria, transitioned from this life on Wednesday, October 24, 2017 at UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital.

Willie was born on November 7, 1948 in Peoria, IL to Willie and Augustine (Ferguson) Landrum, Sr. He attended Peoria Public Schools and Illinois Central College. Willie served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1970, completing two tours of duty in Vietnam. He married Tracy Thompson on October 25, 1972. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Sean Landrum of Iowa; three sisters, Elnora Rickmon of Peoria, Jane Landrum of Sunderlin, ORG and Emma Landrum of Peoria; three brothers, E.U. Landrum of Orlando, FL, Roosevelt Landrum of Peoria and Perry Green of Kansas City, KS. He also leaves a host of friends and family that he dearly loved. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, one sister and two sons.

Willie retired from Caterpillar in July of 2003 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the UAW Local 974 and a past member of the American Legion Post #1151.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11am at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria with visitation beginning at 9am. Rev. Alphonso Lyons, Jr. will be officiating. Burial will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

28

Oct

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Celebration of Life

Saturday

28

Oct

11:00 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

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