James Harry Jordan 74, of Morton passed away on December 5, 2022 at Reflections
Memory Care of Morton. Jim was born in Peoria IL to Harry Calvert “Cal” and Sheila
(Molony) Jordan, and his three sisters: Patricia (Parker), Catherine (Kilbourn) and Mary
He attended Catholic grade school, then Woodruff High School, class of 1966. He
served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War, where he was commended for his
leadership ability and tireless work ethic. That strong work ethic continued for 42 years
at Caterpillar Inc.
He had three children: Eric Jordan (wife Jacquelyn and son Joseph) of Corpus Christi
TX, Kristina Jordan of Peoria and Michael Jordan of Morton, IL. He passed on his work
ethic and sense of humor to all 3.
He designed and created incredible landscaping. The family loved to vacation on Lake
Michigan, or the ocean, as he loved the water.
Cremation Rites have been entrusted to Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home in Peoria. Per
Jim’s wishes burial at sea will be provided by the U.S. Navy.
Donations in his name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Grafelman Farms
Rescue. Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.cumerfordclary.com.