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John Wamsley

PORT CLINTON: John Wamsley, 66 of Port Clinton, passed away early Monday morning, August 19, 2013, surrounded by his family.

He was born in West Virginia on October 13, 1946, the son of Thelma (Logan) and Ezra Monroe Wamsley, Sr. John married Mary "Peg" (Smeltzer) on July 26, 1969 in Sandusky. John retired in 2011 from Lafarge Marblehead Quarry and was a member of the Port Clinton Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Peg; sons, Scott (Angie) Wamsley of Rittman, OH & John "Mike" (Brenda) Wamsley of Marblehead; grandchildren, Brittany, Breanna, Caitlyn Wamsley of Marblehead, Teagan and Andrew Wamsley of Rittman; step grandchildren, Jamie, Nick, Matt and Amanda (Jon); great grandchildren: Cali Jo and Ali; sisters, Nora (Stuart) Lofton and Edna Marie Doctor both of Oak Harbor and Greetis Lawley of Alabama; brothers, Henry (Linda) and Gary (Terry) both of Port Clinton and Danny (Deb) of Oak Harbor; Godchild, Nichole Renee Wamsley of Oak Harbor; special nieces, Patricia Rose of Alabama and Annette Carter of Port Clinton; numerous nieces and nephews, friends and John's dog and faithful companion, "Blue".

John was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Charles and Ezra, Jr. and niece: Lacy Marie.

Friends may call 6 -8PM, Wednesday, August 21, 2013 in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St, Port Clinton.

Memorial contributions in memory of John may be directed to the family.

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A special Thank You to Stein Hospice for the special care of John.

Published in the News Herald on Aug. 20, 2013
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