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Welcome to the memorial page for

John R Havenhill

April 5, 2017

John R. Havenhill, age 84, passed away April 5, 2017. He was born on September 26, 1932 in Rochester, Pennsylvania to the late Robert and Monte Havenhill.

John was a member of the Akron Baptist Temple, he was a Pharmacist with many local retails pharmacies and retired with 10 years of service as a Pharmacist with Barberton Hospital. John served in the U.S. Army, ran a hospital pharmacy in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. He enjoyed bicycling, woodworking, and was a “quiet professor”.

Preceded in death by his sister, Winnie and grandchildren, Danny and Nicholas.

Survived by wife, Vivian; children, Eric (Barbara) of Brighton, Michigan, David of Akron, Paul (Leighsa) of Mentor, Richard (Geneva) of Barberton; grandchildren, Rebecca, Joseph, Melissa, Jonathan, Kyle, Seth, Michael, Lukinda, Patrick, and Noah; 3 great-grandchildren and Big Boy the cat.

Funeral services will be held, WEDNESDAY, at 9:00am on April 12, 2017 at Cox-McNulty Funeral Home, 222 Norton Avenue, Barberton. The family will receive friends, TUESDAY from 6:00-8:00pm at Cox-McNulty Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Akron Humane Society.


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