JOHN THOMAS THORPE
June 23, 1938 – May 17, 2020
John Thomas Thorpe, age 81, of Peoria, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 1:47 p.m. at his residence. He was born June 23, 1938 in Milwaukee, WI to William and Dorothy (Devett) Thorpe. He married Marjorie Terrell on Sep. 24, 2005 in Peoria. She survives along with three children: William (Mary) Thorpe of West Peoria, Kelly McFarlin of Bartonville, John Thorpe, Jr, of Astoria, five step-children: Brenda Coy of Peoria, Cindy Henry of Peoria, James (Eddy) Terrell of Peoria, Robert (Jenny) Terrell of Pekin, Holly Brasfield of Oklahoma, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two daughters: Coryl Avery, Rosemary Thorpe, and one granddaughter. John was a United States Marine veteran and worked for the Peoria Mass Transit for 14 years retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans association. Due to the Covid 19 virus, family services will be private. Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veteran’s or the Peoria Honor Flight. You may view John’s obituary online at www.davison-fulton.com
- Disabled American Veteran's
- Peoria Honor Flight