John Dwight Andrews Jr., 70, of LaGrange, died Monday, June 9, 2008, in EMH Regional Medical Center after a short illness.
He was born Nov. 3, 1937, in Wooster, Ohio. He was a 1957 graduate of Elyria High School and served with the U.S. Army from 1962-1964.
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. (Anthony); and daughter, Christa M. Andrews of LaGrange.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. and Lucille J. (Weiker) Andrews, both in 1999; sisters Marilyn Loper in 2002, and Jeannette Keim in 2003.
A graveside service will be 9:30 a.m. Friday in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. in The First Church in Oberlin, United Church of Christ, 106 N. Main St., Oberlin, OH 44074; the Rev. David T. Hill, pastor, will officiate. Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church.