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John W. Overton
  • Brimfield Food Cupboard
    c/o Faith United Methodist Church
    1235 Tallmadge Road
    Brimfield, OH 44240

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“Dottie and family, I'm so sorry for the loss of your father and husband, I pray that our lord will be with you and give you the strength that you all...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Libby Stone - Kent, OH

“To Overtons..It has been along time. We lived next door to you on Lawndale Dr. We were all so young We rode bikes, played and Johnny was my first...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Thinking of you Lori and your family. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Clare (Hall) Shaffer - Massillon, OH

“Lori,So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Blessings to you and your family in your time of grief. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Monica Vogel-Pearson - Surprise, AZ

“Dearest Dottie My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family for your loss. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Louise Evanchek - Jupiter, FL

“Grandpa - we hope you know how VERY MUCH you are LOVED and how VERY MUCH you will be missed❤You have impacted our lives profoundly and will...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Angie Overton - Monclova, OH

“Offering our deepest sympathies during this time. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: The Staff of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home - OH


John W. Overton, 85, of Kent, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Altercare of Brimfield.

He was born July 2, 1931 in Akron, to Robert Earl and Mildred Leone (Winter) Overton. He was a veteran of the Army during the Korean War. He retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber after 42 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Dottie J. (Pringle) Overton; children, John W. (Vicky Goldberg) Overton Jr. of Winnetka, CA, Ron W. Overton of Scottsdale, AZ, Pam (Kirk) Skinner of Foley, AL and Lori Woodruff of Ravenna; grandchildren, Joshua Overton, Amanda Horne, Jacob Overton, Briana Skinner, Kirstie Skinner, Chas Skinner, Matisse Woodruff, Sarah Woodruff, Brittany Woodruff and Matthew Goldberg; great grandchildren, Andrew, Gabe, Cameron, Jessie, Madison and Jacob Overton, Wyatt and Emma Horne and Colin Faehner; sisters, Ruth Moon of Akron and Kathy Frodle of Smithville, TN and Cheryl England of Smithville, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by one brother and three sisters; and son-in-law, James "Woody" Woodruff.

Calling hours will be held 6-8 PM Thursday, March 9th at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home. Private graveside services will be held. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Brimfield Food Cupboard, 1235 Tallmadge Road, Kent, OH 44240.