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John R. Vance

U.S. Navy, Vietnam Veteran, John R. Vance II, age 76, of Williamsburg, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on June 8, 2020. He was born on December 29, 1943 to the late John R. and Angela (nee Mannino) Vance. Devoted husband of 51 years to Virginia M. (nee DuCharme). Loving father of Renee Marie (Michael Wright) Vance and Melissa Ann (Steve) Huber. Step-father of Lieta Faye (Rick) Scharber, Derek Joseph (Rhonda) Michalski and Craig Steven Michalski. Cherished grandfather of Sierra Fields (Morgan Walker), Joe "Joey" (Amy) Bryant, Cory (Morgan) Bryant, Sarah (Mark) Teremi, Heather (Nick) Goslin, Makayla Scharber, Ryan (Morgan) Michalski, Nick Michalski, Steven Michalski and Stephanie (Taylor) McCollum. Adored great-grandfather of Emma Bryant, Kate Teremi, Aden Teremi, Noah Teremi, Dax Michalski and Hunter Goslin. Dear brother of Joyce (Robert "Bob") Wendell and the late James Vance. John was proud to have served in the United States Navy as an electrician and continued that trade in his civilian life for many years. In the past 30 years he owned and operated, with his loving wife Virginia, Marilyn's Treats and Mountain BBQ in a host of venues such as local and state fairs, festivals and weddings in many states like IN, KY and OH. He was a member of the #428 Gerard F & AM Lodge in Newtown, OH, Scottish Rite, Syrian Shrine and Mt. Orab Christian Church. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be directed to Shriner's Hospital at https://donate.lovetotherescue.org

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Cory and Morgan Bryant. Jack grandson

melissa Jun 11 2020 7:05 PM

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Steve Huber Jun 10 2020 6:25 PM

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Steve Huber Jun 10 2020 6:17 PM

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Steve Huber Jun 10 2020 6:09 PM

Jack and Marilyn were such a lovely couple to know. Marilyn and Renee, Sierra, and all, Bob's and my most sincere condolences for your loss. Bob and Judi Butz

Judi Butz Jun 10 2020 9:05 AM

I have known Jack for 54 years. I was married to his brother, Jim, until his death. Jack and I have been friends through thick and thin. Jack was always honest and sincere. Love you brother (in law) Joni Vance Bybee

Joni Vance Bybee Jun 10 2020 12:36 AM

From all the Mannino's family, Our deeps regrets .Please know that your family is in our hearts and prayers. if in need of anything please don't hesitate to reach out to us .he will surely be missed ,but never forgotten.much love !!!

Rita Mannino Jun 9 2020 9:02 PM

My heart is hurting with all of you. Santa was such a special man. So full of love and kindness. His love for Mrs. Claus was so sweet. He not only was adored by the many children who sat on his lap, and told him their special wishes , but by adults who were blessed enough to pose with him for a picture. I will never forget you, Santa, and there will never be another Santa so loved. Sending sympathy to Marilyn, Renee, Sierra, and the family. May your beautiful memories comfort you in the days ahead. Love you, :santa::skin-tone-3: I will miss you.

Dewilda Little Jun 9 2020 8:58 PM