Date of Death: January 5, 2020

Service Details

In accordance with the family’s wishes cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held at Hohner Funeral Home on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Bob Anderson officiating. Interment and military honors will be held at Flowerfield Twp Cemetery following the service.

Obituary Notice

John Roy Overton, age 70, of Three Rivers, MI passed away on January 5, 2020. He was born on September 10, 1949 in Bald Knob, AR the son of John and Marion (Whitney) Overton.

John honorably served our country during the Vietnam War.

He loved tinkering in his garage, riding on his motorcycle, and classic cars.

John is preceded in his passing by his father: John G. Overton and grandparents.

Left to cherish John’s loving memory are his wife: Lorie (Huntington) Overton; children: Michael (Lisa) Overton, Steve Overton, John (Sarah) Overton, and Ashley Williams; mother: Marion (Whitney) Overton; brothers: Don (Judy) Overton and Mike Overton; ten grandchildren; mother in-law; sisters in-law; brothers in-law; aunts and uncles; a niece, a nephew, and several cousins.

Additional Information

Memorials made in John’s memory may be directed to The Disabled American Veterans Charity (D.A.V.), St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, or the Salvation Army. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home.

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14 Comments

    • Shorty, no words can explain the sorrows you’ve endeared lately. And now this? Be strong Big Sexy! Bruno, Wally and I need you. ALL THE PEOPLE WHO KNOW YOU, NEED YOU!!! Because you are a GREAT MAN, we are all here if you need us!

  1. Many of my favorite childhood memories were spent at Aunt Lori and Uncle John’s house. Eating tacos, going on Easter Egg hunts, collecting apples to feed Grannies horses, and best of all playing “beauty parlor” with Uncle John. That tough motorcycle man had a soft spot for letting his nieces do whatever they wanted, which sometimes included putting his hair in pink rollers! Thank you for the great memories Uncle John, you will be missed!

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