John C. See

June 21, 1931 ‒ January 21, 2015

Galion, Ohio

John C. See, 83, of Galion, passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky.

He was born June 21, 1931 in Louisa, KY and was the son of John and Lillian (Roberts) See. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Esther P. (Gibson) See whom he married on October 16, 1954.

John was a 1949 graduate of Iberia High School and was retired from the U.S. Army after proudly serving his country for 20 years including during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam Era. After his service, he was an over the road truck driver for Wyandot/Popped Right in Marion and also Keystone Freight. John enjoyed crossword puzzles, cryptograms, woodworking and telling stories.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Robbie T. (Sylvia) See of Bucyrus and Brian D. (Siobbaine) See of Greenfield; daughter-in-law Jeni See of Galion; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a sister, Katie (Lonnie) Leapley of Leesville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Douglas K. See and six brothers, Frank, Harry, Henry, Bill, George and Donald See.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 26, with Pastor Joe Stafford officiating. Private burial will be in Campbell Cemetery.

Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Army and Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Crawford County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of John See, and condolences may be made to them at

  • Lonnie & Katie,
    If there is anything we can do let us know.
    You both are in our hearts and prayers.
    God Bless You,
    Russell & Margie