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Robert John Joynt

May 28, 1930 September 20, 2019
Robert John Joynt
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Obituary for Robert John Joynt

Robert John Joynt, 89, of Peoria, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Unity Point Proctor Hospital.

Born May 28, 1930 in Milwaukee, WI to Joseph and Mary Maher Joynt, he married Mary Lorraine Abrahamson on September 8, 1951 in Kodiak, AK.

She survives along with three children, David (Janet) Joynt of Boonville, MO, Kathleen (Walter) Greenberg of Peoria, and Mike (Diane) Joynt of Cape Coral, FL.; one brother, David (Marge) Joynt of Yakima, WA; six grandchildren, Robert Joynt, Kathryn (Ryan) Fjell, Anna and Rose Greenberg, and Kristen and Joe Joynt; four great grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Joanne.

Bob started in sales for AMF Western Tool, then became founder of Mississippi Valley Stihl in 1978.

He was a third degree member of Bishop Rosati Council Knights of Columbus in Kickapoo, and St. Philomena Catholic Church in Peoria.

Bob loved to ride his Harley, and was active in the St. Jude Ride for the Kids to Memphis.

Bob and Lorraine spent their winters in Ft. Meyers Beach, FL., and their summers in Lake of the Ozarks, MO.

Bob was very proud of his Irish heritage.

He was a Korean War Veteran serving in the Korean War.

A Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 10:00 am at his church, with Fr. David Richardson officiating.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, from 5 to 7 pm. At Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the Rosary at 7 pm.

Further visitation will be half an hour prior to the mass on Thursday.

Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, or to St. Philomena Church.

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

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

25

Sep

5:00 PM 9/25/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/25/2019 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Rosary at 7:00 pm

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

Visitation

Thursday

26

Sep

9:30 AM 9/26/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 9/26/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

Rosary at 7:00 pm

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

26

Sep

10:00 AM 9/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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