EATON John H. Ness, 68, Eaton (Lakengren), formerly of Dayton, passed away Oct 9, 2013 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife Joyce, whom he married 47 years ago. He is survived by four sons: Douglas M. (Susan) Ness of Dallas, Texas; Daniel S. Ness of Roseville, Clifornia; John W. ( Vesi ) Ness, Ryan P. (Kelly ) Ness both of Cincinnati; one sister June Garritano of Eaton; one brother Harry (Linda) Ness of Huber Heights; grandchildren: Cali, Keegan, Duncan, Kaitlin, Mia, Carson, Alex, Erik, Logan and Jackson.
John retired proudly from the Dayton Police Department in 2006 after 37 years service, the last 10 as a detective. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force and an Eagle Scout. He was a former member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Dayton and at the time of his death, was a member of Visitation Catholic Church in Eaton where a funeral mass was held Monday, Oct. 14. Interment was in Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandia.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Dayton FOP Retirees ( Police Memorial Fund ) P.O. 20104 Dayton, OH 45420-0104 in John's name. Condolences may be shared atwww.tobiasfuneralhome.com.