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John "Jack" F. Arbuckle, Jr.

January 16, 1938 January 8, 2019
John "Jack" F. Arbuckle, Jr.
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Obituary for John "Jack" F. Arbuckle, Jr.

PEORIA – John F. “Jack” Arbuckle, Jr., 80, of Peoria, died on Jan. 8, 2019, in Peoria.

Jack was born on Jan. 16, 1938, to John F., Sr., and Florence (Netter) Arbuckle, both preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his first cousin, JaNan Williams. He married his wife, of almost 60 years, Janet Johnson on Feb. 7, 1959, in Peoria.

Jack is survived by his wife, Janet of Peoria; his daughters, Elana L. Arbuckle-Alexander of Phoenix, AZ, and Andrea (Bryan L.) Parker of Peoria; 3 grandchildren, Stephen Michael Alexander of Mesa, AZ, Landon A. (Melanie) Parker and Brittany E. Parker, both of Peoria; 5 great-grandchildren, Myles, Colten, Calen, Kendall, and Nori; one sister, Marlena E. Watts of Stockton, CA; a nephew, Sydney L. Meek of Stockton, CA; a niece, Maria L. Watts-Washington; first cousins, Kenneth and Rory Arbuckle; and a host of other family members.

Jack worked as a lending officer with Commercial National Bank (PNC Bank), retiring as vice president after over 25 years of service. Later in life, he graduated from Bradley University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Jack was active in the Creve Coeur Club, Kiwanis Club, the Ivy Club, Crittenton Care Centers and the Peoria Public School Board. He will be remembered as a loving husband, a great dad, and an avid reader. Jack had a true passion for sports cars, especially Corvettes.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria with Rev. Adrian Johnson and Rev. Dr. Arthur Williams officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Mon. Jan. 14, at the mortuary. A burial will follow at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorial donations may be made to Ward Chapel AME Church, 511 N. Richard Allen Dr., Peoria, IL 61605.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

14

Jan

10:00 AM 1/14/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Service

Monday

14

Jan

11:00 AM 1/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Parkview Cemetery Final Resting Place

2001 N. University
Peoria, IL 61604

2001 N. University Peoria 61604 IL
United States
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