John F. Schradel, 86, of Barnesville, OH, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Emerald Pointe Nursing & Rehab.
He was born on July 6, 1933, in Meyersdale, PA, to the late Frederick William and Elizabeth Pauline (Hillegas) Schradel.
John was a 1951 graduate of Barnesville High School and retired from Ohio Bell Telephone Company. He was a member of the Barnesville Main Street United Methodist Church. He served as President of the Volunteer Firemans, Union Stewart, President and Vice-President for the Union with Ohio Bell, and President of the Jaycees Organization. He was also President of Farmer’s Market in Barnesville for 20 years, in which the pavilion was named “The John Schradel Farmers Market Pavilion.” He served on the Depot Committee and was a member of the Barnesville Elk’s Lodge #1699 since 1960.
He enjoyed fishing, sporting events and spending time with his three grandsons.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald (Mary) Schradel.
John is survived by his wife of 67 years, Patricia (House) Schradel, whom he married March 29, 1952; two children, Scott (Julie) Schradel of Glenford, OH, and Beth (Mark) Rogers of Barnesville; three grandsons, Trevor (Maggie) Schradel, Dylan (Denise) Rogers and Lucas Rogers; great-grandchildren, Mia and Maeve Schradel, Bryce Castle; and a great-grandddaughter on the way; two sisters, Marjorie Jones of Barnesville and Karen Finch of Dallas, TX; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, from 11 a.m., until the time of the service at 1 p.m., with Pastor Jean Cooper officiating at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 North Chestnut St., Barnesville, OH. Burial will follow at Crestview Cemetery in Barnesville, OH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s Memory to the Main Street United Methodist, 230 West Main St., Barnesville, OH, 43713l; or the Barnesville Farmers Market, 300 East Church St., Barnesville, OH, 43713.