John A. Whitacre II
56, of Canton passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, born in Canton on Aug. 5, 1956, the son of the late John A. and Christine (Padermos) Whitacre.
Employed for 34 years as the Marketing Operations Director for the Suarez Corporation Industries of N. Canton. A member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Canton. A 32 degree Mason in the Canton Masonic Lodge F&AM #60, and a member of the Elks Lodge of Canton.
Survived by his wife, Stephanie (Manoff) Whitacre whom he married Aug. 20, 1988; sister, Beth Whitacre of Allen, Texas; brother, Brian Whitacre of Ft. Worth, Texas; his faithful friend, Alexander; brother and sister-in-law, Mikel and Toni Manoff of Canton; four nephews, James (Haley Koenig), Mikel II, Matthew, Nicky Manoff; special cousin, Jim Ventura of N. Canton; his true friends in life, Jerry and Michael Heard of Tampa Fla., Chip and Lois Fohl of Marlington; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 18, in the Waltner-SIMCHAK Funeral Home, with Stan Hinshaw officiating. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday also in the funeral home. Add your condolences on on website at www.waltner-simchak.com
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Published by The Repository on Aug. 16, 2012.