Nov. 3, 1937 — June 9, 2008
ELYRIA — John Dwight Andrews, Jr., 70, of LaGrange, died Monday, June 9, 2008 at EMH Regional Medical Center after a short illness.
He was born November 3, 1937 in Wooster, Ohio. He was a 1957 graduate of Elyria High School and served with the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1964.
John was employed as a Project Superintendent in the construction industry throughout Ohio and the Midwest, retiring in 2002. He was a member of The First Church in Oberlin, United Church of Christ and Carpenter’s Union Local No. 305, Norwalk.
He enjoyed golf, all sports, horses and working with his hands.
John is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lenore M. (nee Anthony) and a daughter Christa M. Andrews of LaGrange.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. & Lucille J. (nee Weiker) Andrews, both in 1999, sisters Marilyn Loper in 2002 and Jeannette Keim in 2003.
A graveside service will be Friday 9:30 a.m. at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. at The First Church in Oberlin, United Church of Christ, 106 N. Main St., Oberlin, OH 44074. Rev. David T. Hill, pastor will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church. Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria is handling arrangements.