John Everett Westfall, age 69, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois and formerly of Mt. Sterling, Illinois passed away at 4:31 p.m. Monday, January 24, 2022 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
He was born May 22, 1952 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma the son of James Hoyt and Mildred Pauline Denney Westfall. He married Ida Mae Kekahuna. He then married Andrea Scott in July of 1997 in Wasilla, Alaska and she survives.
Mr. Westfall served his country in the United States Air Force as a mechanic for several years. He then managed the Chevron Gas Station in Wasilla, Alaska and worked for the FS Station in Mt. Sterling, Illinois where he was always very popular with the customers at both stations.
John loved nature and especially enjoyed fishing and his time spent in Alaska.
Survivors include his wife Andrea Westfall of Mt. Vernon, Illinois. 2 sons Steven Westfall (Seth) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Shannon Hoffman of Bonners Ferry, Idaho. 2 step daughters Amanda Miles of Anchorage, Alaska and Jillian Raye Harness of Chugiak, Alaska. 2 sisters Eva Harman of Mt. Sterling, Illinois and Thelma P. Gooding of Meredosia, Illinois also survive along with several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Wallace James and Melba Westfall and Bob and Pauline Winner, 1 stepdaughter Fabian Marrie Fordham and 1 brother Wallace James Westfall.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 4, 2022 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Pastor Matt Haberman officiating. Friends and family may also view the funeral services live on the funeral home’s website hendrickerfuneralhome.com.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Sterling City Cemetery. A military service will be conducted at the graveside by the Mt. Sterling American Legion Post #374.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Friday, February 4, 2022 at the funeral home.
The State of Illinois has mandated that those attending the services are required to wear a mask.
Memorials are suggested to the family.
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The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.
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