Champaign – John Stephen Deyoe, 79, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019 at his home in Champaign, IL. He was born on May 24, 1940 in East Lansing, MI to George and Edna (Zimmerman) Deyoe.
John is survived by his children Jocelyn (Lloyd) Jones and Tiffany (Stacie Jacobson) Deyoe; grandchildren Caitlin Jones and Lindsey (Michael) Carver; and great-granddaughter Dylan Carver. He was preceded in death by his parents.
John earned his B.S. in Education in 1963 and his M.S. in Education in 1965 from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL. He was an art teacher at Jefferson Middle School from 1965 until his retirement. John was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and the Kappa Pi Honorary Fraternity. He enjoyed antiquing.
Services are being handled by Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Champaign, Illinois 710 N Neil St. Champaign, Illinois 61820. John’s final resting place will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana, IL. Memorial donations may be made in John’s name to the charity of the donor’s choice. Please join his family in sharing memories, photos, and videos on his tribute wall at sunsetfuneralhome.com.
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