John Paul LeForce, 82 of Franklin, Ohio passed away Wednesday, June 23 at Hospice of Butler and Warren Counties. He was born in Blue Ball (Middletown) Ohio, on March 11, 1939 to the late William and Norma (Wells) LeForce. John has an honorable discharge from the U. S. Army. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #1301 in Middletown, Ohio. He was a machinist at Armco for 30 years, retiring in 1994. John is survived by his children; John (Becky) LeForce, Lurie LeForce, William LeForce, Christopher (Becky) LeForce, grandchildren; Tyler, Nicholas (Kendra), Kelly Jacob (Alexa), Brooke, Braden, Dani, Mindy, and Amanda, great-grandchildren; Chloe, Tori, Caydence, Sophia, Liam, Roman, Crew, Ashton, Koen, and sisters; Pauline Issen, Mary (Doug) Emrick, and numerous nieces and nephews, whom he dearly loved. He is preceded in death by his wife, Janice (Smith) LeForce in 1993, parents, sister, June Morris and Peggy Boger, and brother, Doug LeForce. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 6 from 11:00 – 1:00 at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral home 6850 Roosevelt Avenue, Middletown, Ohio 45005. Celebration of Life Service will take place following the visitation at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Jim Maggard officiating. Interment will be at Woodhill Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevesparramore.com
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