John Trabue Wickliffe, 66, of Coatsburg IL, passed away January 23, 2019 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy Illinois.
Born May 10, 1952 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy Illinois, John was the son of Lawrence and Hazel (Lawless) Wickliffe.
After High School John joined the Marines and fought in the Vietnam War. In Johns Early years he went to college at University of Illinois studying their Aeronautic s program, becoming a Pilot and getting a Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic Certification. He loved flying his Plane. Later in his life John attended John Wood Community College and completed their Nursing Program becoming a Registered Nurse. John worked as an Emergency Room RN at Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana Missouri. John never knew a stranger, and was a lover of all animals.
John is survived by his sister Ann Wickliffe and her husband Gus Gustafson of Santa Fe, New Mexico, special cousins Alice Stone and Emily Grady, as well as many close friends. He was especially fond of his two dogs Colbey and Sprinks, and his two cats Ity and Princess.
John was preceded in death by his parents, and grandparents.
Cremation has been accorded. Services will be held at a later date.