Billy Calhoon

February 17, 1929 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 90)


Billy E. Calhoon, age 90, passed away peacefully at Joliet Area community Hospice June 12, 2019.

Billy worked at Caterpillar Tractor for 30 years, retiring in 1992. He loved traveling and reading. For 15 years he and his wife Betty traveled to Arizona for the winters. Billy was especially known for his great sense of humor.

Survived by step-son John Tarlini; sister-in-law Dorothy Hasten of Oswego and nephew Michael (Sue) Hasten. Many other loving family members survive.

Preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Betty Calhoon; his parents William and Mildred (Meyer) Calhoon and one sister Eloise.

Visitation for Billy will be held at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. with a funeral service at 6 p.m. Burial will be on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from the funeral home at 10 a.m. to Woodlawn Cemetery.

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June 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home

Funeral Service
June 18, 2019

6:00 PM
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home

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