Jason Mead, 31, of South Pekin, passed away at 5:49 pm Friday, September 1, 2017 in rural Mackinaw.

He was born December 23, 1985 in Peoria to Gary C. Whitetree and Nikki Mibbs.

Surviving are his father and step mother; Gary and Jana Whitetree of Lincoln; his mother Nikki Mibbs of Pekin; his paternal grandmother, Kathy Beccue Skelton of Lincoln; his maternal grandmothers, Linda Mead of Pekin and Barbara Mibbs of Delavan; one son, Quinten Mead of Delavan; three brothers, Joel Mibbs of Delavan, Jacob Hedenberg of Arthur, Jarrod Hedenberg of Lincoln; two sisters Jessica (Ralph) Maple of Delavan, Amanda Coppinger of Lincoln. He is also survived by Amber Denton, mother of Quinten of Delavan; His fiancé, Kortney Hoerbert of Emden, and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by one grandfather Rex Whitetree; one sister, Heather Helton; one aunt, Margaret Burleson.

He was employed at Mehl Farm in Danvers for several years.

He was a tribal member of Seneca-Cayuga Nation in Oklahoma.

He was an avid canoer, kayaker, and outdoorsman. He enjoyed coaching his son’s sports teams and was also an avid Cub fan.

His visitation will be Tuesday September 5, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Tremont. He will Lie in state starting Wednesday evening at the Seneca Cayuga Community Building N.E. of Grove, Okla. Interment will be Friday, September 8, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Bassett Grove Cemetery and Native American Rites at Bassett Grove Tribal Grounds.

Memorials may be made to the Educational fund for his son Quinten at Busey Bank in Pekin. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfh@hotmail.com or   visit www.davisoswaldfh.com.