John Shannon Obituary

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John E Shannon

May 17, 1968 - March 14, 2014
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   Peoria, IL – John E. “Sluggo” Shannon, 45, of Peoria, passed away at 8:07 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 at his home.    He was born May 17, 1968 in Peoria to Herb and Beverly (Ward) Shannon Sr.     Surviving are his mother and step-father, Beverly (Theron) Bradshaw of Peoria; step-mother, Donna Shannon; son, Jonathon “JD” Shannon of Pekin; daughter, Alexis Shannon of Pekin; 2 brothers, Herb (Cyndi) Shannon of Peoria, Dan (Sharon) Shannon of Idaho; sister, Jenniffer Shannon of Champaign; soul mate, Dena Schorn of Peoria; many cousins, nieces, nephews,...


   Peoria, IL – John E. “Sluggo” Shannon, 45, of Peoria, passed away at 8:07 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 at his home.



   He was born May 17, 1968 in Peoria to Herb and Beverly (Ward) Shannon Sr. 



   Surviving are his mother and step-father, Beverly (Theron) Bradshaw of Peoria; step-mother, Donna Shannon; son, Jonathon “JD” Shannon of Pekin; daughter, Alexis Shannon of Pekin; 2 brothers, Herb (Cyndi) Shannon of Peoria, Dan (Sharon) Shannon of Idaho; sister, Jenniffer Shannon of Champaign; soul mate, Dena Schorn of Peoria; many cousins, nieces, nephews, and extended military and motorcycle family.  He was preceded in death by his father, Herb Shannon Sr.



   He was a member of the Black Pistons Motorcycle Club, Peoria Chapter.



   John was a United States Air Force Veteran, serving 7 tours of duty in the Middle East before retiring after 26 years of service to his country from the Peoria Air National Guard 182nd Airlift Wing.



   He enjoyed stock car racing, riding his Harley Davidson, and was an accomplished pool player.



   Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria.  Cremation will be accorded following the visitation.



   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to A.B.A.T.E. State of Illinois.  Online condolences may be made at www.davison-fulton.com.



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