79-year-old James "Jim" Housby of Oglesby, formerly of La Salle died December 1st at Aperion Care in Spring Valley.
A funeral service will be Monday, December 6h at 6:30 in the Burgess Funeral Home in La Salle. Visitation will be Monday from 4 until service time and Tuesday from 9 until 10 at the funeral home. Burial with full military rites will follow at Peru City Cemetery.
James "Jim" Housby was born in La Salle in 1942 to John and Gertrude Housby. He married Shelby Perkins in 1990. James was an over the road truck driver.
He's survived by his children Lisa Carrico, Betsy Cisek, Brian Coan, Mark Guyon, Jeremy Dunaway, Lori Newell, Donnie Coan and John Smith; also 23 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and three sisters.
You can leave an online condolence by clicking the James Housby obituary on the WLPO obituaries page at starvedrock.media.