John Phillip Heatherly

John Phillip Heatherly, 57, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, entered into rest on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

Mr. Heatherly was born on July 2, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois. John served in the United States Air Force for four years and the United States Army for two years. He was a 1979 graduate of Wauconda High School in Illinois and a 1990 graduate of Illinois State University in Normal. He loved his family and friends very much. He also loved the outdoors, animals, and Alabama and Auburn football.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 11a.m. - 12 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Haleyville, where his funeral will be held at 12 p.m. Brother Randall Prestridge will officiate. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery.

John is survived by his mother, Marlene Heatherly; brothers, Mark Heatherly and Michael Heatherly and his wife Teina; sister, Laura Heaps and her husband Wayman; aunts, Wilma McGee, Frances McGee, Maddie Heatherly, Gretchen Heatherly, Ann Heatherly and Judy Heatherly; uncles, Thomas Heatherly, Jimmy Heatherly and Sonny Anderson; nieces, Amanda, Melissa, Dusti, Wendy and Julie; nephews, Seth, Nova, Kiran, Jon, Jeffery, Brandon, Ryan, Burt, Bart and Jonathan; cousins, Arturo, Joseph, Heath, Kim, Tammy, Tommy, Ann, Tony, Billy, Johnny and Donald and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Heatherly; brother, Jerry Heatherly; grandparents, Vester and Bessie Heatherly and Merrill and Valerie Anderson; uncles, Troy Heatherly, JB Heatherly, James Heatherly, Marvin McGee and Morris Heatherly; aunts, Velma Crosslin, Dolly Anderson, Earlene Heatherly, and Bonnie Heatherly; niece, April Heatherly and cousin, Lawrence McGee.

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