John G. Stead passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday June 1, 2020 at the age of 84.
Born in Lackawanna County, PA. Mr. Stead has been a resident of Lower Bucks County since 1960.
John worked for many years as a manager in the vinyl and plastics industry. Later he owned and operated a small vending business. In his retirement he worked together with his sweetheart Alice making, painting and selling crafts for many years.
Mr. Stead enjoyed Soap Box Derby racing, traveling, rollercoaster’s, jet skiing and he followed the Pennsbury Basketball Team for 40 years. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Another favorite pastime was looking for toys for the kids at yard sales. He was an avid reader and history buff. John enjoyed spending time with his friends an enjoyed a good laugh.
He was proud to be the father of the first female All-American Soap Box Derby World Champion in 1975.
Devoted husband of 63 years to the late Alice L. (Conway), Mr. Stead is the loving father of Allan (Beth), Lawrence (Judy), Kenneth (Cathy) and Karren Young (Bill).
He is the adoring grandfather of Sean, Caroline, Jackie, Janet, Megan, Samantha, Nicole, Richard, and Alex; proud great grandfather of Tyler, Danny, Hailey, Argentina, Annabelle, Lulu, Catalina, Jade Lynn.
He is also survived by his dear sister, Lorraine Chure and many nieces and nephews.
Service and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, please make an in memoriam donation to “Toys for Tots”