Celebrating the life of John "JT" Anthony Tyler Jr.
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JT was a 1989 graduate of Washington Community High School where he had a great basketball career. He also studied and played basketball at I.C.C. for one year. John was an avid pool player known throughout the greater Peoria area. He also loved bowling, cooking, and spending time with his family and friends. JT never met a stranger and will be missed by many!
Through the years, JT worked at many places including Foremost Electric, Caterpillar, and was the owner/operator of the Valley Tap in East Peoria.
Cremation has been accorded and a memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Abts Mortuary in Pekin. A Memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Abts Mortuary with burial following at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the “John Anthony Tyler, Jr Memorial Fund” at CEFCU to assist with funds for his children. The family has entrusted Abts Mortuary in Pekin with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at abtsmortuary.com
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