Contact Us
(309) 346-2176

Obituaries are so much more than a public notice that a friend or loved one has passed away.

Wayne A. Farrow

4/30/1978 - 4/10/2018

EAST PEORIA ~ Wayne Alan “Peewee” Farrow, 39, of East Peoria, passed away at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born April 30, 1978 in Peoria to Wayne Albert and Ella Renee (Merry) Farrow, he married Lindsey Dihann Simonson on July 4, 2016 in Hudson.  She survives.

Also surviving are his mother, Renee (Dale Wright) Farrow of Mapleton; his father, Wayne Farrow of East Peoria; two children, Gage Whittington of Washington and Alaynna Whittington of East Peoria; one brother, Albert (Lelynn) Farrow of Glasford; one nephew, Austin Farrow; three nieces, Samantha Blevins, Lindsey Parsons, and Haley Parsons; and his step-grandfather, Bob Lance of Havana.

He was preceded in death by grandparents.

Wayne had been working for J.S. Built Construction in Groveland as a concrete finisher for the past 6 years.

Peewee enjoyed playing pool, fishing, camping, and mushrooming.  He will be remembered for being ornery, having the gift of gab, and having a big caring heart.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory, 405 Rusche Avenue in Creve Coeur.  Pastor John Plunkett will officiate.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Kingston Mines Cemetery in Kingston Mines.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne “Peewee” Farrow Memorial Fund in care of CEFCU.

To express condolences online, visit