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Sunday, Sep. 24, 2017
4:00 PM
Starr Pass
Tucson, AZ
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CHINNOCK, John F. was born in Chicago, IL on May 5, 1934 and passed away on September 5, 2017 in Tucson, AZ. John graduated from the Chicago Latin School and joined the US Navy. He served aboard the USS Alstede AF-48 from 1953-57 and received the Navy Occupation Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 1962 with a degree in City Planning. He worked in real estate and business in Chicago and Tucson, and enjoyed golf at Skyline and Rolling Hills Country Clubs, horse racing, playing cribbage, and watching college sports. He was preceded in death by parents, Ronald John Chinnock and Barbara Farr Chinnock; brothers, Peter Chinnock and Michael Chinnock and sister, Christine Maxey-Reeves. John is survived by siblings, Margot Chinnock Heiniger White and Marcy VanderTuig and husband, Kevin; his children, Barbara Rowland and husband, Shane, Brian Chinnock and wife, Karin, Kevin Chinnock and wife, Michelle; grandchildren, Conor and Sean Rowland, Megan and Brendan Chinnock, Colin Chinnock, Michael Kern and Tyler Decker, and great-grandchild, Gavin Decker. The family extends many thanks to the caregivers at Agape Hospice and Palliative Care, and to Denis and Noreen Liston who spent many hours at bedside with him. A remembrance gathering will be held at Starr Pass in Tucson, AZ on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Donations may be made in his honor, in lieu of flowers, to The University of Arizona Foundation.

Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 17, 2017
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