1943 - 2017

Guy W. “Bo” Milburn, 73, of Pekin, passed away at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Born Dec. 30, 1943, in Pekin to Homer Clarence and Bertha Mayes Milburn, he married Debe Henderson Williams Oct. 24, 1994, in Harrison, Ark. She survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Barbie Ramos of Fontana, Calif., Tina (Lee) Gutierrez of Glendora, Calif., and Hayley Beau Milburn of Pekin; one son, Guy William Milburn of Hesperia, Calif.; one stepson, Ryan (Heather) Williams of Washington; six grandchildren, Shauna Ramos, Gavin and Deegan Gutierrez, Tiffany Milburn, Avery and Sadie Williams; and one sister, Mary (Jim) Lamb of Lakeside, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Edward Milburn and James Milburn; and one sister, Ona Marie Light.

He was a graduate of Austin-Tracy High School in Austin, Ky.

Guy owned and operated Milburn Roofing in Pekin, retiring in 2002. He was a 40 year member of Roofers Local 69 in Peoria. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Guy enjoyed playing cards, hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He loved animals especially his dog, Baxter. He never met a stranger and enjoyed socializing with everyone. He had a heart of gold and was willing to help anyone at anytime.

Per his wishes, there will be no services or visitation. His remains will be laid to rest at a later date in Kentucky.

Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL 61554 or to the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, 8630 North Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615.

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