Services for John C. Balthrop 84, who died Saturday at Newton Medical Center, will be at a later date.
Born July 27, 1935, in Louisville, Kentucky, to Carmack and Cecilia Balthrop, he was a retired farmer and insurance agent.
He married Lois Jackson on Jan. 5, 1968, in Newton. She survives, along with sons Ted and Jeff; daughter Lynn Egner; brother Virgil Balthrop; and four grandchildren.
Sister Virginia Mink preceded him in death.
A memorial has been established with Peabody Community Foundation’s park project.
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