Michael "Joey" Williams
Michael Joseph “Joey” Williams, 25 of Canton, died at 7:42 am, Friday, November 27, 2015 at Unity Point Methodist Hospital in Peoria. He was born October 19, 1990 in Springfield, to Michael Taylor and Linda Law Williams.
He is survived by his mother Linda Sue Williams of Springfield and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Joey enjoyed bowling, spending time with his family, shopping and eating at restaurants. He attended Eastview Baptist church. He received the Young Heroes Medal of Honor from the Illinois Air National Guard 183rd Fighting Group. He was one of ten “Miracle Children” in 1992 from the Children’s Miracle Network.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Wednesday, December 2, 2105 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Larry Luster, officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Miracle Network.