John W. Pendleton, 70, of Clayton, died Sunday, December 19, 2021, at his home.
Born July 22, 1951, in Quincy, John was a son of Harold and Chlo Monday Pendleton. He married Vicky Sidwell in 1971. He later married Kay Crooks on May 25, 1984.
John worked as a butcher most of his life. He also operated heavy equipment with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150.
He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, and gardening.
Survivors include his children, Lacey Eidson (Justin), Clayton, Bobby Jobe (Anita), Clayton, Lorie Fisher (Mike), Macomb, and Fred Pendleton (Kim), Pekin, IL.; ten grandchildren, Seth, Miles, and Bennett Eidson, Amber Hively, Bradley and Brice Jobe, Tyler and Trenton Kreps, and Emily and Katie Pendleton; five great-grandchildren, Octavia, Aiden, Maddux, Amara, and Alaina; two sisters, Barbara Hayden, Liberty, and Linda Langston, Tulsa, OK.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ted and Gordon Pendleton; and a sister, Betty Hawkins.
A visitation will be held Monday (December 27, 2021) from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Clayton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.