James A. Spoon, 93, of Metamora, formerly of Washington, passed away at 9:35 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2017, at Snyder Village in Metamora.

James was a WWII Army Veteran and was very proud of that. He worked as a core setter in the foundry at Caterpillar Inc., retiring in May of 1986 after 39 years of service.   

Memorial contributions may be made to his church.

A funeral service was May 25 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington with Elder Stephen Thompson and Elder Jerry Miller officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.

James’s memorial website is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com where condolences may also be sent to the family.