John Leo Vehre, 84 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Thursday December 13, 2018 at 4:40 AM at Brookdale of Greenville. He was born May 21, 1934 in Adena, Ohio the son of the late Carl Mathew & Olive Blanche (Sargent) Vehre. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
John was the Director of the Environmental Division of the Darke County Health Department under the supervision of Dr. Terrance Holman; He also worked for several other Health Departments before Darke County. He was a member of the Greenville V.F.W.; the American Legion; the Lions Club; he loved sports and coached summer youth league baseball while he lived in Bluffton.
John is preceded in death by his parents; and his sister: Janet Vehre.
John is survived by his wife: Anne Elizabeth (Swingle) Vehre of Greenville whom he married January 18, 1958; his sons & daughter in law: John L. Vehre Jr & wife Dr. Beth Vehre of Greenville, Karl Mark Vehre of Findlay, Ohio; his grandchildren: Alysha Anne Vehre, Karl Scott Vehre, & Alexander John Vehre; his brother: Carl M. Vehre of Youngstown, Ohio; his sister: Marcia L. & Greg Moore of Clermont, Florida.
A celebration of life will be held on Thursday December 20, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Bob Bitner officiating. The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Veteran’s services will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenville Public Library.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com