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Houston Weathersby

December 31, 1977 — March 1, 2021

Houston Weathersby

Houston T. Weathersby IV


Age 43 of Wilmington, formerly of Minooka, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021 at his home.

Born December 31, 1977 in Joliet, Illinois, Houston Truman was a son of Houston and Nora (Davis) Weathersby. He was raised and educated in Minooka and attended Minooka schools.  Houston had a passion for anything outdoors, including fishing, four-wheeling, and an ever expanding garden.  Houston also enjoyed cooking and took every opportunity to spend time with his daughter.

Survivors include his daughter, Willow Weathersby; two brothers: Jasen Weathersby of Omaha, Nebraska and Shane Weathersby of Spring Valley; four sisters: Ashley Ferguson of Ottawa, Kenna Hines of Joliet, Megan Ferguson of Tucson, AZ, and Jackie Davison of Wilmington; Brother-in-law, John Davison of Wilmington; step-sister, Trish Mattas of Reddick; nephews: , Johnny Davison, Patrick Dakota; nieces: Kamryn Davison and Raylynn Hines; cousins: Zack and Tyler Weathersby; the mother of his child, Erin Taylor and close friend Mike Staley.

He was preceded in death by his parents and both paternal and maternal grandparents.

A special thanks to the nurses at the Morris Community Dialysis who were so helpful during Houston’s journey.

The family will receive friends for a visitation at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, in Wilmington on Saturday March 6, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 4:00 p.m. Pastor Joe Pospischil of Families of Faith Church will officiate.  Cremation rites will be accorded following the service.

In lieu of flowers --- preferred memorials requested by the family may be made to the Funeral Care Fund (Appeal for Donations linked to this obituary). No donation is too small and your support is greatly appreciated.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Houston’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Funeral arrangements and cremation services have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington (815-476-2181)

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