John McGregor Burnside
John McGregor Burnside
  • March 10, 1939 - August 4, 2017
  • Bartonville, Illinois

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John McGregor Burnside 78, of Peoria passed away Friday August 4th 2017 at Unity Point Methodist surround by his loving wife and son. He was born to John and Helen (Wing) Burnside on March 10th 1939 in Peoria IL., predeceased.

John graduated from Manual High School and shortly after enlisted into the United States Marine Corps in 1957 and was honorably discharged in 1960. John married the love of his life, Linda Spalding, on April 7th, 1967 in Peoria IL., she survives.

Linda and John loved the outdoors and always went hunting, fishing, and played golf together at Laurel Greens. John also enjoyed watching the Cubs games with family and friends and was so glad to be able to see the 2016 World Series and watch the Cubs win.

John is survived by his one son Tim Burnside and grandson Garrett Burnside of Peoria; one brother Billy (Gloria)Burnside and one sister Roselie (Jim) Berry of Peoria.

Cremation rites have been entrusted with Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel for more information please visit the Davison-Fulton Bartonville website.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Alzheimer's Foundation Midwest Affiliate at OR 612 W Glen Av, Peoria, IL 61614