John O. Weirick

October 15, 1939 ‒ August 25, 2019

Perrysville, Ohio

John O. Weirick passed away Sunday evening, August 25, 2019, in Samaritan Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was 79.

He was born October 15, 1939, in Perrysville to parents Earl & Margaret (Brecheisen) Weirick. After he graduated from Perrysville High School with the class of 1957, he proudly served his country by joining the US Army during the Vietnam War.

John then went on to work for Mohican Sand and Gravel and later owned and operated John’s Fix It Shop for 32 years until retiring.

He was a lifelong volunteer for the Perrysville Fire Department and was still active on the advisory board, a member of the Perrysville VFW Post 8586, a long-time member of the FFA Alumni, and a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church. John and his wife Gloria Jean were also the caretakers of Greenlawn Cemetery in Perrysville for several years.

He is survived by his children Dale (Laura) Weirick and Bonita (Warren) Owens; grandchildren Leslie, Logan, Wyatt, and Trace; and great-grandchildren Parker, Jonah, Dylan, and Ryder.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife Gloria Jean Weirick, and father and mother-in-law Clarence and Mabel Black.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at 1 p.m. in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Rev. Angel Jackson will officiate and Military Honors performed by the American Legion and the VFW.

Contributions in John’s memory to the Perrysville Fire Department may be mailed to 181 East Third Street, Perrysville, Ohio 44864.

Snyder Funeral Homes, Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve John’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at


  • Bonita and family, wish the words to ease your sadness were easy to come. My heartfelt condolences and sympathy for your loss. I hope your memories will bring smiles and sharing them with each other will bring comfort. Keeping you in prayer.

  • Bonita and Dale, May the comfort and peace of our Lord be with you now and always. Keep the faith and hope in a heavenly eternal reunion with those we have loved. “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto thy own understanding; in all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths” Proverbs 3: 5-6. May the good Lord bless and keep you and your family. We were at Wedge-Wing late Friday evening, just 4 days ago, and visited with your Dad John.

  • Dale and Bonita;
    My deepest sympathy on the passing of John. I have lots of great memories of both your parents growing up. May GOD’s peace bring you both comfort during this difficult time. I got to spend a little time catching up with John a couple of years ago at the Perrysville Fair. It was great talking with him. I am sure you both have so many great memories of dad tinkering on all those small engines he worked on. Sending prayers of comfort and good memories to help get through this time.

  • Many memories of John over the years!! Always pleasant to talk with!! Had the pleasure of talking with him just a week or so ago!! He had finished dinner, at Wedgewing, and was going home to work on a project!!
    So very sorry for you loss!!

  • Bonita – I just retired & moved back to Perrysville and saw this post – my deepest sympathies to you & your family.

    Julie (Ramey) Conley

  • Bonita and family,
    We really thought alot of your mom and dad. The Village of Perrysville has lost another great person, but heaven has gained another great saint. I so enjoyed the talks your dad and I would have. So sorry to hear of his passing. May God comfort you in the coming days. And may your memories be happy ones. Our deepest sympathy, Duane and Jackie Holland

  • I did not know John O. Weirick however we may have a common ancestor. His name was John Weirick and he was born 6 June 1840 in I think Perrysville Ohio, he married his cousin Matilda Weirick on 14 Sept. 1867 and John died 6 Nov. 1926 and he is buried in Whetstone Cemetery in Crawford County Ohio. John was in the Civil War. John Weirick is my direct 2nd great grandfather and I am desperately looking for ANY information on John and his parents Levi Weirick and Elizabeth Koons . I was inquiring if you have any information, pictures, documents etc on John Weirick or his parents that you could share with me assuming he is your ancestor? I descend from John & Matilda Weirick to their daughter Ida Florence Weirick. May the Lord be with you and comfort you at this time of Johns passing. Thank you. Todd Grant P.O. Box 503 Rigby, Idaho 83442 801-787-7235 cell

  • You have our deepest condolences on the loss of your dad and grandpa. So hard to lose a loved one. Good memories or John & Gloria from many years ago.

  • Bonita and Dale, our hearts are filled with sadness for your loss. May the beautiful memories of your father comfort you during this unhappy season. I have many fond memories of your dad from our days growing up in the country, the times with grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins around. It was such a fun time when we would gather with family to do things together as one, to help each other as the needs arose, play, and an occasional celebration. I can say I was there when John and Gloria first met on Gladden Road. Little did we know then that the meeting would result in such a beautiful family. With all our blessings, love and prayers, Bob and Janice Weirick Davis

  • I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to your family on the the death of your father and grandfather. May God comfort you during this time of sorrow. I know Murray had such great times growing up with John.

  • Dale and Bonita, I loved seeing and talking with your dad at Wedgewing and when I got to do his taxes at AARP. We found interesting things to discuss each time, and he was always willing to help when I knew someone needed a mower or had one to fix. He spoke proudly of both of you, Even though he missed Gloria deeply, he made the best of his days, and I admired him for it. I am so glad I got to know him.