John Robert Eller, 61, of Carlinville, passed away Tuesday morning, March 21, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.
He was born on May 13, 1955 to William and Marjorie (Fones) Eller in Carlinville. John worked for Diamond Meat Packers in rural Carlinville until its closing. He enjoyed spending his time outdoors, fishing and hunting.
John is survived by his son, Leroy Eller of Stanford, IL; daughter, Melissa Eller of Stanford, IL; daughter, Jessica Eller of Bloomington, IL; son, Jeremy Eller of Stanford, IL; 15 grandchildren; brother, Mike (Paula) Eller of Carlinville, IL; sister, Carol Gooding of Carlinville, IL; sister, Robin Neely of Carlinville, IL; sister, Connie Burcham of Carlinville, IL, as well as several nieces and nephews.
John was preceded in death by his parents and 4 siblings, Leroy Eller, Terry Eller, Loretta Sneed, and Bill Eller.
No services are planned at this time.