1948 John 2013

John Stokes III

March 13, 1948 — October 1, 2013

John J. Stokes III, 65, of Peoria, passed away at 8:23 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
His Funeral Liturgy will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 7, 2013, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria, with Father Charles Kitheka officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be at Historic Springdale Cemetery in Peoria.
John was born on Peoria on March 13, 1948, a son of John J. and Lillie M. (Page) Stokes, Jr. They preceded him in death. He was formerly married to Diane Sam of Peoria. She survives.
He is survived by his daughter, Jessica J. Stokes of Peoria; grandson, Justin Stokes of Peoria; sisters, Patricia Polk of West Peoria and Jonelle Johnson and Judy Adkisson, both of Peoria; and many other family members and friends.
He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Peoria and was formerly a volunteer firefighter in Morton. He enjoyed traveling and was a quiet man, very soft spoken and cared deeply for his family.
John retired, in 2009, after thirty-nine years of service, as a Parts Coordinator for Caterpillar’s Morton facility.
Memorial contributions may be made in John’s memory to the American Cancer Society.

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