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John "J.C." Radford

October 23, 1921 December 29, 2018
John "J.C." Radford
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Obituary for John "J.C." Radford

John Clardy Radford, “J.C.”, age 97 of Rochester, passed on to God’s arms on December 29, 2018. He was born October 23, 1921 to John Clardy Radford and Ruth Eeulah Boillotte in Blytheville, Arkansas.

John was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Nancy Radford, in 2002. He was also preceded in death by his parents Ruth and Hiram Pendergrass, brother Richard Radford and his sister Georgia Joyce Travis.

He was a most proud Army Veteran of World War II, serving his country from 1942-1946 as Private 1st Class, Company B, in 807 Engineer Aviation Battalion in Okinawa building runways. Moving to Michigan in 1955, a longtime resident of Rochester, he was employed at the Rochester Clarion and the AD Shop in Troy, Michigan.

He is survived and cherished dearly by daughters Peggy Holt of Kalkaska, Michigan and Jenny Fehlberg of Oxford, Michigan; grandchildren Theresa (Scott) Rawlings of Kalkaska, Kenneth Holt of Troy, Sarah Holt of Troy, Aria Fehlberg of Lake Orion, Joshua (Shannon) Fehlberg of Oxford, and Aaron Fehlberg of Oxford; and by great-grandchildren Sean Rawlings, Joshua and Adrianna Holt, and Olivia, Allison and Ace Fehlberg.

He will be missed forever.

Arrangements for cremation entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, Oxford. A memorial gathering will take place at the Oxford American Legion Post #108, 130 E. Drahner Rd, on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 1-4 PM with a service with military honors beginning at 2:30 PM.

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday

5

Jan

1:00 PM 1/5/2019 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/5/2019 4:00:00 PM
American Legion Walter Fraser Post 108

130 E. Drahner
Oxford, MI 48371

American Legion Walter Fraser Post 108
130 E. Drahner Oxford 48371 MI
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

5

Jan

2:30 PM 1/5/2019 2:30:00 PM
American Legion Walter Fraser Post 108

130 E. Drahner
Oxford, MI 48371

American Legion Walter Fraser Post 108
130 E. Drahner Oxford 48371 MI
United States
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