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Jon S. Fitch

May 10th, 1962 – December 10th, 2020

Jon Samuel Fitch, age 58 of Abingdon, Illinois, passed away at 1:14 pm Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg, Illinois. He was born on May 10, 1962 in Macomb, Illinois, the son of Donald and Mary Lou (Millard) Fitch.

Jon is survived by his son Craig Hasley of Abingdon, Illinois, two daughters Ashley Brashers and Krista (and Jamie) Wilson, both of Flippin, Arkansas, 16 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson, his mother, Mary Lou Bland of Midlothian, Texas, one step-daughter Johanna Wake of Flippin, Arkansas, two step-sons, Danny Canavit and Michael (and Jami) Canavit, both of Springfield, Illinois, his sister Deann (and Paul) Pearson of Macomb, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers, Donald Fitch, Jr. and Michael Fitch.

Jon worked for Hardee's in Macomb while in High School. He also worked at Walmart, Haeger Pottery, and Zeta Manufacturing, all in Macomb, and GE in Burlington, Iowa and AO Ammunition in Middleton, Iowa, as a material handler.

He really enjoyed being the village clerk for Bardolph, Illinois.

He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal and Chicago Bear fan. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2020 from 4-6 pm at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, Illinois. Masks and social distancing will be required for all who attend. Memorials in memory of Jon may be made to the donor's choice. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation.


December 12th, 2020

CRAIG and family. We are so sorry for your loss.Prayers of comfort for you all. Melinda Blue and Kayla Powell and family

December 12th, 2020

So sorry for the family loss. I worked with Jon at Haeger Pottery. He was a sweet man. FLY HIGH Jon.

December 12th, 2020

I'm sorry Jon passing he will be miss. Fly high with Angel's Jon
From Linda Kidd

December 13th, 2020

Our sympathy to the Fitch family. Terry & Lois Bugham

December 13th, 2020

Sorry to hear of Jon's passing.

December 13th, 2020

My sympathies are with the Fitch family. Jon was a really good friend, I'm glad I got to call him a friend for all those years. Rest in peace.

December 17th, 2020

To all of Jon's family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I knew him from work and he was always so pleasant Keeping his family close in thought and prayer. Wanda Shannon