john l. orth
BRISTOL - John L. Orth, 50 of Bristol, passed away at 2:32 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in his home.
July 15, 1962 - Dec. 24, 2012
BRISTOL — John L. Orth, 50, of Bristol, passed away at 2:32 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in his home.
He was born on July 15, 1962, in Eureka, Calif., to Jackie and Carol (York) Orth.
John is survived by his wife, Nancy (Tilford) Orth; three sons, James Lee Orth of Lagrange, Shawn Andrew Orth of Sturgis, Mich., and Eric Justin Orth of Waukesha, Wis.; a stepson, Christopher Charles Smartt of Elkhart; his father, Jackie Lee (Cindy) Orth of Howe; a sister, Connie Slusser of South Bend; and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, a nephew, two aunts and an uncle.
John served in the U.S. Army, was a member of the Eagles, bowled on a bowling league and was a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers Nation.
Visitation for John will be from 1 to 2 p.m. followed by a memorial service from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Salvation Army.
Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.
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