John David Derhammer, Sr., 82, of Westfield Township, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Medina Hospital.
He was born March 20, 1931 in Lodi to Clare and Irma (Strock) Derhammer.
He graduated from Westfield High School and had lived in Hinckley, Rittman and Westfield Twp. He worked in truck sales and also for various manufacturing companies in the area.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Dickens); children, Jack (Sue) Derhammer of Wadsworth, Paul (Mary Ann) Derhammer of Barberton, Rodney Derhammer of Seville, Eric (Elizabeth) Derhammer of Seville; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Mary Ellen Hall.
Funeral service will be held Monday, March 17, 2014, at 10 A.M., in the Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi (330-948-1122). Dr. James Newton of Wadsworth will officiate. Burial will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery in Seville.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 2 until 4 P.M., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the American Heart Assoc., 15120 Collections Center Dr., (15120=lbx#), Chicago, IL 60693, or the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017.
Online condolences may be left at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com