John "Pops" Terrill Jr., 71 of New Boston, IL died Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at home. Cremation has been accorded. Services are 1:00 p.m. Saturday October 6, 2018 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Private burial will be at a later date. Visitation is 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at Fippinger's where a memorial fund will be
established. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
He was born May 2, 1947 in Moline, IL to John Sr. and Lela Coulter Terrill. He married Nancy E. Brown March 26, 1966. John later married Gwendolyn Stead May 2, 1983.
John was employed at Lafarge Corporation in Buffalo, Iowa for 44 years, retiring in 2009.
He was a member of the New Boston Masonic Lodge #59 and enjoyed fishing, socializing and being with family and friends.
Survivors include: two daughters: Tammy Siering of New Boston, IL; Sara Terrill of Aledo, IL; two sons: John (Lucy) Terrill; Josh Stead, both of Joy, IL; 8 grandchildren; one brother: Dennis Terrill of New Boston, IL; two nieces and one nephew.
His parents; one infant son: Timothy and one brother: Steven preceded him in death.