John Garlen Rexroad

April 6, 1946 ~ February 21, 2022 (age 75)


  John Garlen Rexroad, Sr., 75, of Princeton and formerly of Streator passed away Monday, February 21, 2022 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley, Illinois.

  Visitation will be from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.  Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.

  Born April 6, 1946 in Champaign he was the son of Harvey and Jerusha (Pierce) Rexroad.  He married Judith Bagley on February 12, 1966 in Pontiac. 

  He is survived by his wife, Judith Rexroad of Princeton; daughters, Annette Perra of Ottawa and Billie Jo Pikula of Killen, Texas; sons, Johnny Rexroad of Pontiac, Charles Rexroad of Princeton and Nathan Rexroad of Princeton; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; siblings, Maybell Joann (Jeff) Richard of Pontiac, Leonard Ralph (Diane) Rexroad of Fairplay, Missouri, August Eugene (Kathy) Rexroad of Phoenix, Arizona, Veron Alonzo Rexroad of Pontiac, Jacob Harold (Bonnie) Rexroad of Pontiac, Jack Harrison Rexroad of Streator, Lillie Alice Rexroad of Pontiac, Scott Allen Rexroad of Streator, Lulubelle Arlene Rexroad of Pontiac and Dennis Allan (Melody) of Flanagan; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jason Rexroad a daughter, Sonja Somes; and brothers, Harvey Vernon Rexroad, Jr., Tommie Bernard Rexroad and Larry Ardel Rexroad.

  John attended Piper City High School.  He lived in Champaign, Cornell and the Streator areas most of his lifetime.

  He worked for Interlake in Pontiac for 15 years.

  Memorials may be directed the family of John Rexroad.

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March 1, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Solon-Telford Funeral Home
301 S. Park St.
Str, IL 61364

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