John Walter Weldin
John Walter Weldin, age 75, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 4:18 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born January 19, 1942, in Wichita, Kansas, the son of William Ashton and Juanita Mae (Locke) Weldin.
John was a 1960 graduate of Oxnard High School in Oxnard, California. He was a Radio Teletype Operator for the United State Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a supervisor for Dailey Investments in California from 1967 to 1988. In 1988 John moved back to Mt. Vernon where he was a paper route carrier for the Springfield News Leader and the Joplin Globe until he retired in2007. He was of the Christian faith.
On October 27, 1966, he married Gayle Ann Principe in Ventura, California.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gayle; four children, Ashton Weldin, Kerry Lopez, Zachary Weldin and his wife, Alisha, and Holly Zullig and her husband, Zachary all of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Richard Weldin and his wife, Peggy and George Weldin, both of Mt. Vernon; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
His parents, William and Juanita, sister, Barbara Beal and four brothers, William, Donald, Kenneth and Paul Weldin, preceded him in death.
A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon.
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Private Celebration of Life