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John Bozarth

July 23, 1940 — March 2, 2017

Creal Springs-John W. Bozarth, 76, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Herrin Hospital. John was born on July 23, 1940 in Stonefort to Herman and Olga (Campbell) Bozarth.  He married Barbara Jones on October 21, 1960 in Marion.  She survives. John’s hobbies included camping, gardening, hunting and fishing.  He loved driving his tractor with the tiller on the back. Survivors include: Wife-Barbara Bozarth of Creal Springs Children: John W. Bozarth Jr. and wife Charlotte of Vienna Herman Wayne Bozarth and wife Jackie of Vienna Beth Wade and husband Rick of Marion Allen Bozarth and wife Melanie of Bloomington Grandchildren: Miranda and Jason Grant Samantha Bozarth Clinton Bozarth Crystal Bozarth Dakota Bozarth Holly and Dustin Penrod Scott and Kayla Wade Randy Wade Marcus Wade Zachary Bozarth Tyler Bozarth Great grandchildren: Wyatt Grant Kylee Grant Mason Grant Aubrey Bozarth Hunter Bozarth Jaxon Vaughn Emma Grace Penrod Brooklyn Penrod Alia (BooBoo) Wade Ella Wade Connor Solomon-Wade Brantley (Cole Bucket) Solomon-Wade Beloved dog “Chippy Dale Bozarth” Sister-Margie Powell Brothers: Bob and Deloris Bozarth William Bozarth Roger Bozarth He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Megan Bozarth Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11am at Creal Spring s Cemetery.  Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.  A celebration of Life will be held immediately after services at the Cana Church in Creal Springs. Memorial donations are suggested to the family c/o Barbara Bozarth and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ 1704 N. Court/ Marion, IL   62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit          
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Friday, November 3, 2017

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