John O. Weirick
October 15, 1939 ‒ August 25, 2019
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 SnyderFuneralHomes.com