John A. Wren

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John A. Wren, 58, of West Liberty, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. 

John was born in Bellefontaine on Sept. 12, 1956, to the late Kenneth and Kathleen Smith.

A1975 graduate of West Liberty Salem High School, John retired from Super Foods after 30 years of service. He also was the proud owner of Hillside Greenhouse for 18 years and a local real estate agent since 2009. He started working at Wren-Kilgore Real Estate Agency and most recently for HER Realty.

John was a hard worker, loved his family, was a dedicated papaw, devoted friend, huge Ohio State Buckeyes fan and a disgruntled Cleveland Browns fan. 

John is survived by his wife Sally Brinnon Wren; his children, Tad (Andra) Loffing, Stacey (Russell) Bohannon and Stephanie (Tim) Vellky; grandchildren, Rachel, Isaac, James, Thomas, Jack, Matthew, Owen, John and Sydney; sisters, Jenny (Stan) Jones and Linda (Jon Mikil) Kilgore; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Lori Campbell.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana, where Pastor Dana Kidder officiates a funeral at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17.

Memorial contributions are requested to Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. BOX 38125 Urbana 43078.

Express condolences at www.vernonfh.com.