John E. Whalon Jr., 70, of Macomb, Illinois, passed away at 5:48 PM Monday May 30, 2022 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, Illinois.

He was born March 26, 1952 in Macomb, Illinois to John and Beatrice (Owens) Whalon; he married Ann Chatterton May 18, 1996. She survives.

Also surviving are his brothers, Davie (Diana) McCoy of Macomb, Illinois, Jerry McCoy of Lewistown, Illinois, Bert (Darlene) Whalon of Macomb, Illinois; a sister, Rose Geer of Macomb, Illinois. Several nieces and nephews survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Bud McCoy and Bud Steele and a sister Bev Kreps.

Cremation has been accorded. Per John’s wishes, There will be no services. Memorial Contribution may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please sign guestbook or leave condolences at


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