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Peter L. Parkhurst

August 26, 1950 May 10, 2019
Peter L. Parkhurst
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Obituary for Peter L. Parkhurst

Peoria- Peter L. Parkhurst, age 68, of Dunlap, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.

Peter was born on August 26, 1950 in Peoria, IL, a son of John and Harriet (Vance) Parkhurst. He married Jean D. Macuk on September 19, 1986 in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are two children, Bridgette (Giang) Truong of Phoenix, AZ and Taylor (Jessica) Parkhurst of Creve Coeur, IL, three grandchildren, Christopher, Ethan, and Bradyn, three brothers, Van (Jeanne) Parkhurst of Tucson, AZ, John (Kris) Parkhurst of Bloomington, IL and Bob (Jenny) Parkhurst of Germantown Hills, IL and two sisters, Tina Pfanschmidt of Dunlap and Nancy (John) Hinnen of Peoria, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Peter graduated with a Master’s degree in computer science from Bradley University. He worked as an engineer for 27 years at Caterpillar, retiring in 2014. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a former lead guitarist in several Peoria regional bands.

A Memorial Service will be at 6:00 PM on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. A visitation will be from 4:00 PM until time of service, also at the mortuary. Randy Nelson will officiate.

Cremation Rites have been accorded.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com


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Visitation

Friday

17

May

4:00 PM 5/17/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/17/2019 6:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

17

May

6:00 PM 5/17/2019 6:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Midwest Affiliate

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