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“Uncle John was always a great pleasure to be around during the holidays. That's when we mostly saw him he had a grand laugh and a wonderful sense of...Read More »
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“Will miss him dearly and always hold the many memories of him, especially his humor. When ever we left a visit with Uncle John we'd be laughing for...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Janice Chickletts Cancun, Mexico

“Dear Judy and Sapp Family,I am very sorry for the loss of your brother and Dad. May your fond memories of him bring you all comfort. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Ruth Davis-Hastler - Columbus, OH


John Edward Sapp, beloved father, brother and uncle, died peacefully February 12, 2017 at the age of 84 after a long illness.

John was the husband of the late Roberta Sapp and the loving father of Lisa (Sapp) Kennedy and her husband Sean Kennedy who reside in Columbus, Ohio. John is also survived by his sisters, Judith Everett, who resides in Ravenna and Beth Troy, who resides in Rhode Island as well as his niece and nephews. Son of Ted Sapp and Mildred (Hall) Sapp, John resided in Kent for his whole life.

He was a graduate of Roosevelt High and Kent State University and served in the army during the Korean War. His activities included work with the Portage County Democratic Party, as a volunteer at the University Hospital for many years, and a member of the Standing Rock Cemetery Board. John's sense of humor will be missed greatly by his friends and family.

Visiting hours for family and friends will be at Bissler's Funeral Home in Kent on Saturday, February 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Portage County Animal Protective League in Ravenna.