Steven Shaver

Obituary of Steven Shaver

            Steven Bruce Shaver, 66, of Jacksonville passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 13, 1951 in Pekin the son of Dewey Bruce and Vera Barnd Shaver.

            He is survived by his mother, Vera Shaver of Jacksonville; two sons, Jason Shaver and Brian Shaver both of Jacksonville; one daughter, Felicia Bidleman of Peoria Heights; two grandsons, Joshua and Gabriel Bidleman; one brother, Andrew Shaver of Colorado; one sister, Brenda Schmutz of Arizona and one nephew, Tim Schmutz of Arizona; He was preceded in death by his father, Dewey Shaver.

            Steven had been employed at Keystone Industries in Bartonville as a fork lift operator and in quality control. He enjoyed cooking for his family, watermelon, fireworks and the Fourth of July.

            A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Pine Tree Cemetery near Patterson. Memorials are suggested to the family. Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at