WHITTON and RITCH -Surname Studies and people from the Island of GRAEMSAY, Orkney

Steven Alan Whitton

Steven Alan Whitton

Male 1959 - 2017  (58 years)

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Event Map    |    All

  • Name Steven Alan Whitton 
    Born 13 Mar 1959  Jacksonville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 May 2017  Jacksonville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28753  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Cecil Lavern Whitton,   b. 26 Jan 1926, Bartonville, Denton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 2014, Passavant Hospital, Jacksonville, Duval, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mildred Wheeler,   b. 12 Feb 1926, Jacksonville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1990, Jacksonville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F10762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beverly Hickox 
    Married 16 May 1992  South Jacksonville, Jackson, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F10764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 May 1992 - South Jacksonville, Jackson, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Technical Director irtc.net at Illinois Rural Electric
      Former Technician at Sammons Communication
      Former EMT at Jacksonville Ambulance
      Former Pressman at Jacksonville Journal-Courier
      Former Service Technician at Baptist Electronics
      Studied at College of Hard Knocks
      Lives in Jacksonville, Illinois
      Married to Beverly Hickox-Whitton
      From Jacksonville, Illinois

      Steven “Steve” Alan Whitton, 58, of Jacksonville passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at his residence of 58 years surrounded by family. He was born March 13, 1959 in Jacksonville the son of the late Lavern and Mildred Wheeler Whitton. He married Beverly Hickox on May 16, 1992 in South Jacksonville and she survives.

      Surviving are his; brother-in-law, Duane Kovacek; and niece Kristin Kovacek both of Gurnee, IL; mother-in-law, Joann Hickox of Jacksonville; three brothers-in-law, David (Crystal) Hickox, Billy (Denise) Hickox, and Gary (Jean) Hickox all of Jacksonville; nieces and nephews, Jason (wife, Tiffany) Hickox, Cortney (husband, Robert III) Bonjean, Brittni (husband, Brandon) Pierson, and Brooke (husband, Josh) Stewart, all of Jacksonville, and Kayla Hickox of Greenwood, Indiana; great nieces and nephews, Riley Hickox, Olivia Stewart, Lily Hickox, Claire Bonjean, Braydn Stewart, Tatum Bonjean, Easton Hickox, Brystol Pierson, and Paxton Stewart. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy Kovacek, and his father-in-law, Willard “Sonny” Hickox.

      Steve was a 13 year breast cancer survivor, which lead him to be an advocate for cancer education. He was on the board of directors for the Mia Ware Foundation and Regional Cancer Partnership, he was also active in the Tri-County Relay for Life and Real Men Wear Pink.

      Steve attended the First Christian Church in Jacksonville. He was a JHS graduate class of 1977. He worked as an Internet Director for Illinois Rural Electric for 22 years. He also served on the Jacksonville Cruise Night Committee for many years. Steve enjoyed model trains and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball and NASCAR fan. He loved traveling to San Diego, CA with Beverly spending time walking on the beaches and taking pictures. More than anything Steve loved his wife and his five cat companions.