Tuesday, September 13, 2016

John Herbert Laub (September 11, 2016)

John Herbert Laub, age 79, of Greenville, Ohio, and formerly of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles, Ohio. He was born on July 11, 1937 in Versailles, Ohio, to the late Herbert & Clairabel (Kimmel) Laub.

He is survived by his wife, Twila (Hyer) Oldham of Greenville; children and their spouses, Christine & Michael Gehron of Vandalia, Ohio, Jacqueline & Richard Voisard of Versailles, Ohio, Bruce & Linda Laub of Covington, Ohio, and Marlene Laub of Versailles, Ohio; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother and sister in law, Larry & Denise Laub of Covington, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, James Laub.

John worked as a truck driver for Weaver Brothers in Versailles for 30 years as well as a dispatcher for Carl Subler Trucking. He was a member of the United States Marine Corp. He was a member of the Versailles Eagles, AM Vets Post 66, Greenville VFW, American Legion, Versailles Christian Church for over 50 years where he was baptized on April 2, 1955. He was a 1955 graduate of Versailles High School and was an avid collector of sports memorabilia and antique model trucks.

There will be a service held on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio, with Pastor Nick Dimmick officiating. Burial will follow in the Newcomer Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio, where a Military Graveside service will be conducted by the Versailles Veterans Honor Guard. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 3-8 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Darke County Cancer Association. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com