John F. Weekley
July 20, 1925 ‒ November 27, 2014
Mount Vernon, Ohio
John F. Weekley, age 89, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the Knox Community Hospital.
He was born on July 20, 1925 in Heath, Ohio to the late Ora and Florence (Haun) Weekley. He was the owner of Mount Vernon Block and later Mount Vernon Mobile Homes. John was a veteran serving in the United States Army during WWII where he fought in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe and Ardennes. He received five Bronze Stars, a Purple Heart, Distinguished Unit Citation and a Silver Star during his service.
He is survived by his wife, of nearly 70 years, Beatrice (Moore) Weekley; his son John (Janet) Weekley of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Belinda (Rick Doup) Lanning of Mount Vernon, Kim Russell of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, Brian Lanning, Shannon Castle, Madisyn Weekley; seven great grandchildren; and his brother Robert (Pat) Weekley of Hamilton.
Besides his parents, John was preceded in death by his sister Betty Wills; two brothers, Raymond and Richard Weekley; and his great granddaughter Elizabeth Castle.
The family will observe private calling hours. A private graveside service will be held at Glen Rest Memorial Estate Cemetery in Reynoldsburg with Rev. John Capper officiating.
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