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John Alexander Obituary

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John Alexander

Peoria, IL

September 16, 1941 - October 1, 2011

John Alexander Obituary

John Dillon Alexander, 70, of Peoria, passed away at 3:54 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2011, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 7, 2011, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria, with the Rev. Roger W. Bowers officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. John was born in Peoria on September 16, 1941, a son of Howard Robert and Myrtus Ruby (Dillon) Alexander. They preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Colleen Lewis, and a brother, Dean Alexander. He is survived by his sisters, Jean Alexander of Peoria and Marylib Rapp of Huntington Beach, CA; brother, Jerry (Marjorie) Alexander of Brunswick, GA; and thirteen nieces and nephews. John enjoyed taking photographs, bowling and watching Chicago Bears football and Chicago Cubs baseball. He loved people, was very easy-going and enjoyed having a little money in his pocket. Throughout his life, he was very active with PARC in Peoria, an organization that was founded by his mother, Myrtus. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to PARC. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Dillon Alexander, please visit our floral store.

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