James E. Clinton, age 52, of Watseka, Illinois passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018.
He was born on August 23, 1965 in Kankakee, Illinois, the son of Ronnie and Ruth (Leveque) Clinton. Jim married Nicole Ellis on February 28, 2014 in Watseka, Illinois.
Jim worked as supervisor at Gilster-Mary Lee in Watseka for 31 years. He enjoyed trains, old vehicles and camping.
Survivors of Jim are his wife Nicole of Watseka, daughter Amanda (Miguel) Gonzalez of Onarga; son Dalton Clinton of Watseka; his mother Ruth Clinton of Watseka; step-children Vanessa Ellis of Bourbonnais, IL and TJ Epps of St Paul, Minnesota; grandchildren Abby and Jayla Gonzales of Onarga; sister Brenda (Lewis) Bebout of Pickneyville, IL; brother John (Naomi) Clinton of Greenup, IL; mother-in-law Climether Ellis of Pembroke Twp. He was proceeded in death by his father, Ronnie and grandparents Clarence and Belva Leveque.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:00am at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. A one-hour visitation will take place prior to services. Burial will follow at the Iroquois Memorial Park in Watseka, Illinois.