WIES, JOHN P., 84
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Ocala - Mr. John P. Wies, 84, passed away on February 10, 2013 in Ocala, FL.
He was born in Newburgh, NY on October 31, 1928. John was a World War II Marine Corps Veteran and a member of the Hudson River Masonic Lodge in NY for over 50 years. He retired as a manager of Lubricant Marketing for the Texaco Lubricant Company and moved to Florida in the 1990's.
John was a loving husband, father, stepfather, grandfather and great grandfather to his family and a caring, considerate friend to many. He enjoyed the outdoors, golf, fishing, gardening, travel and cruises. He was a member of the Ocala West United Methodist Church, a member of the OMI club of Oak Run and volunteered for many years with the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association.
He is survived by his loving wife JoAnn of nine years; his daughter Wendy Owens and her family of Ohio including husband, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his two stepchildren, Jim Brooks and Kathy Parker and their families of Wisconsin.
Internment will take place at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL with Pastor Alan Jefferson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the family to purchase trees in John's honor.
Roberts Funeral Homes Bruce Chapel West (352) 854-2266 made the arrangement. To leave condolences:
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2013