Davison-Fulton/Bartonville Chapel

1203 West Garfield Ave, Bartonville, IL


John Patrick Eicholtz

March 17, 1948June 19, 2019

John P. Eicholtz passed away at 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at his residence. He was born on March 17, 1948 in Decatur, IL to Howard and Lela (Presutti) Eicholtz. John was a Vietnam veteran. He married Joyce J. Rhodes on Dec. 7, 1987. John retired from Keystone Steel and Wire after 35 years of service as an electrician. John is survived by his loving wife,Joyce; two sons, Edward (Sally) Eicholtz of Decatur and Anthony (Paula) Eicholtz of Decatur; sister, Nancy (Don) Kerrwood of Decatur; and several stepchildren, grandchildren and great grandchildren. John was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. John enjoyed gardening, was a loyal Cardinals fan, his pets, and loved being surrounded by family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to TAPS. https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/TAPSshelter Online condolences may be made at www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com


  • Howard Eicholtz, Father
  • Lela Presutti Eicholtz, Mother
  • Joyce J. Rhodes Eicholtz, Husband
  • Edward (Sally) Eicholtz, Son
  • Anthony (Paula) Eicholtz, Son
  • Nancy (Don) Kerrwood, Sister
  • John is survived by numerous stepchildren, grandchildren and great grandchildren.


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John Patrick Eicholtz

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Cristina Rodriguez-Silva

June 23, 2019

I will always remember when you would drive us around on your lawnmower, when you would make your famous chilli and when you would joke around with us.
Now you can finally rest pain and suffer free.
Love you grandpa John.

Robert and Karen Hall

June 23, 2019

You will always be remembered Poppa John. Watch over mom. You left this world with dignity and peace. Till we all meet again. Love you

Ellen Adams

June 23, 2019

We love you always and forever grandpa! Make sure to come and visit. Us!

Kathy Solis

June 21, 2019

I will be missing you John.