John William LeGrande
John William LeGrande
  • July 3, 1950 - October 27, 2017
  • Bartonville, Illinois

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John William LeGrande, age 67, of Peoria, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 at 1:20 a.m. at Unity Point Proctor in Peoria.

He was born July 3, 1950 in Peoria to William and Shirley (Everst) LeGrande. They preceded him in death.

Survivors include one daughter, Paula (Troy) Roberts of Trivoli, one son, Jay (Tracey) LeGrande of Kenosha, WI, three grandchildren: Melanie Roberts of Kenosha, Brianna Baize of Trivoli, Kendall LeGrande of Kenosha, two sisters: Patricia (Jerry) Bartels of Lewistown, Carolyn (Doug) Reeves of Henderson, NV a close nephew, David LeGrande of Washington, several other nieces and nephews, and his fur baby, Petey.

John was a United States Army Veteran. He worked for Caterpillar, Inc. for 37 years retiring in 2010. He was a member of Northwood’s Community Church and UAW 974. He was a car enthusiast and especially enjoyed buying and working on corvettes.

John was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend who lived a selfless life and will be sorely missed.

Visitation will be Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Military rites will be performed at 4 p.m. at the chapel. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.

Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes in John’s name.

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