John Edward Waymire Jr.


John Edward Waymire Jr., 71, of Versailles, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Kindred Hospital, Lima.

John was born in Bradford on May 31, 1942, to the late John Edward and Lottie Minnie Warner Waymire. He also was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ashley Ann Robb; two sisters, Betty Jean Selby and Marcia Brown; and two brothers, Ronald (Joy) Waymire and Daniel Waymire.

John is survived by his son, Shawn Edward (Damaris M. Divito) Waymire of San Jose, Calif.; two daughters, Shellene Rena (Wesley) Heath of Sidney and Tina Marie Robb of Bellefontaine; seven grandchildren, Alisha Robb, Douglas (Kara) Robb, Jonathan Trace (Kassy) Robb, Tarah Heath, Preston Heath, Jordan Waymire and Chloe Waymire; great-granddaughter, Kylah Robb; brother, Don and Carolyn Waymire of Versailles; three sisters, A. Faye (Chris) Liebl of Troy, Charlotte (Lorne) Ellis of Yorkshire and Wanda (Bob) Chalmers of Greenville; sister-in-law, Barb Waymire of Union; two brothers-in-law, Herb Brown of Bradford and Don Selby of Clearwater, Fla.; numerous other relatives and friends.

He attended Bradford High School, retired from Goodyear Tire in Topeka, Kan., and was a member of the United Steelworkers of America, District 11-Local 00307L.

The Rev. Foster Junior “Bud” Alexander officiates a funeral at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Bradford, where visitation is two hours prior. Interment is in Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Shriner’s for Children, P.O. Box 1510, Branson, WV 25438.  

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