John Patrick Avery, Jr., 48, of DeLand, passed away on March 25 at a local care center. John was a native of DeLand and has worked for Sherwood Medical/ Covidien since he was 18 years old. He was a calibration technician for them. John was an avid weightlifter and enjoyed boating, football, baseball and motor-cycling. He was preceded in death by his mother Carla Jean Avery, and leaves behind to cherish his memory, his son John Patrick Avery, III of DeLand, his brother, Richard Dale (Tracy) Avery of DeLand, his father John Patrick Avery, Sr. and his companion Nancy Barnett, nephews, Cade Avery and Tanner Avery and the mother of his son, Greta Avery. The family will remember John with a service on Monday, March 31 at 2:00 pm. They will receive friends from 1-2 pm. In lieu of flowers they have requested memorials be made to The
, 1737 N. Clyde Morris Boulevard #140, Daytona Beach, FL 32117 in memory of his mother Carla. You are invited to share your memories with the family at www.lankfordfuneralhome.com.
Lankford Funeral Homes & Crematory
220 E. New York Ave. Deland, FL 32724
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Mar. 28, 2014