John D. Widener, 69, of New Weston, OH, passed away, Friday, October 28, 2016 at his residence.
John was born Wednesday, September 3, 1947 in Dayton, OH, a son of the late John and Evelyne (Mitchell) Widener.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Julia (Hawes) Widener, sister, Sue Frye, and brothers, Albert and Eddie Widener.
John served his country honorably in the U.S. Marines and was a Vietnam Veteran. John was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Bengals fan. He enjoyed watching Nascar. He was devoted to caring for his wife and son, Rodney.
John is survived by his children, Eric and Kelly Widener of New Weston, John William and Missy Widener II of Rossburg, Rodney Widener of Union City, April (Widener) and Shawn Dickey of Osgood, Marlyn Widener of Vandalia, OH; 8 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sisters, Sharon Bowman of FL and Roselynne Widener of Rossburg; brothers, Raymond Widener of Rossburg, Ronald and Kathy Widener of Rossburg, Dann and Pam Widener of Rossburg, and Jim and Deb Widener of South Charleston, OH.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Oliver Floyd Funeral Home with Pastor Hershel Fee officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens with military graveside services conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.
Family and friends may visit Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 10:00 am until time of services.
In lieu of flowers. memorial contributions may be made to Oliver Floyd Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com