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John Daniel Reardon

August 20, 1953 ~ December 27, 2019 (age 66)


John Daniel Reardon, 66, of Potomac, passed away at 10:23 a.m. Friday, December 27, 2019, at home.

John was born on August 20, 1953, in Danville, the son of Robert Reardon and Roseanne (Price) Johnson.  He married Jackie Downs, on November 10, 1973, and from their marriage they had one daughter-Kimberly Rose (Jayson Haldiman) Wiegel of South Wayne, Wisconsin.  He later married Darlene Kottke, on September 29, 1978 and from their marriage they had three children- Joseph Daniel (Deana Hopkins) Reardon of Armstrong, Jennifer Diane (Curtis Whitlow) Reardon of Potomac and Christina Kay Reardon of Potomac.

He is survived by his four children; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters- Rhoda Odom of Rusk, Texas, Dennis (Linda) Reardon of Homer, Joni (Skip) Isaksen of Urbana, Merrilee (Doug) Statzer of Ludlow, Rick (Jane Buhrmaster) Johnson of Royal, Jean (Dennis) Polson of Paxton and Jane (John) Stalter of Gifford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, step-father- Virgil Johnson, step-mother- Emma Reardon and one granddaughter- Rachelle Lynn Reardon.

John served in the United States Army.  He worked at Clinton Power Plant, Corky's Cab Service and The Oasis.  John was a huge sports fan and a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.  He also enjoyed listening to music and was very family oriented.

A Celebration of John's Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at Potomac Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Randy Holden officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac.  Following services cremation rites will be accorded and burial will be held at a later date in Potomac Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the family.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring John's life.  Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:

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December 30, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Blurton Funeral Home-Potomac Chapel
400 North Vermilion Street
Potomac, Illinois 61865

Funeral Service
December 31, 2019

11:00 AM
Potomac Church of the Nazarene
206 East State Street
Potomac, IL 61865

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