Jon W. Cherry

December 30, 1964 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 53)


Jon W. Cherry, 53, of Benld, IL, died in Gillespie, IL at his family member's residence on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 3:10 pm.  He was born December 30, 1964, in Litchfield, IL to Wesley Charles Cherry & Mary Ann (Pickerill) Scopel.  He married Christie D. (Alexander) Cherry on July 2, 1998 in Carlinville, IL.  He was a laborer for Local 338 of Wood River, IL.  Jon was a member of the CFU 217 of Benld, IL and Ben-Gil Sports Boosters.  He enjoyed bowling and fishing.  He was a family man and an all-around amazing guy.  He is survived by his mother, Mary Ann (Bruce) Scopel of Benld, IL, spouse, Christie Cherry of Benld, IL, children, Joshua (Kylee) Cherry of Gillespie, IL, Kendra Cherry of Benld, IL, grandchildren, Dean Wesley, Vanessa Grace, Adalynn Nicole, Henley Ann, Paisley Renee, Jonah Thomas, siblings, William R. (Florence) Cherry of Gillespie, IL, Melanie Ann (Mark) Quarton of Palmyra, IL, sister in law, Margie Cherry of Gillespie, IL, numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  Jon was preceded in death by his father, and brother, Donald J. Cherry.  Friends may call on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at  Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  Funeral mass will be Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph's Church, Benld, IL.  Burial will be at Benld Cemetery, Benld, IL.  Memorials are suggested to GHS Sports, Football and Track.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at  Kravanya Funeral Home, Benld, IL  is in charge of the arrangements.



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Gillespie High School Athletics

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