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John P. Detty

July 2, 2021


     John P. Detty, 88, of Londonderry, died 4:20 p.m. Friday, July 2, 2021 at his residence following a brief illness.

     He was born December 21, 1932, in Londonderry, to the late William J. and Minnie Angus Detty.  On February 2, 1961, he married the former Julie Dowler who survives.

     Also surviving are sons, David W. Detty, of Grove City and Ralph “Bill” Detty, of Londonderry; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; sisters, Luvada White, of Chillicothe and Jackie (Neil) Rubitschung, of Londonderry; and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his first wife, Nancy Anderson; children, Susan Thompson, Roger Detty and Janet Gorrell; and infant sons, John Detty and Jeffrey Detty.

     John retired in 1995 from PPG in Circleville and was also a logger. In his retirement, he was active in cutting firewood as a hobby and managing his multiple rental properties.

     Family and friends may call at the WARE FUNERAL HOME from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 9, 2021.  A private graveside service, with Pastor Mark Gray officiating, will be held in Londonderry Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Heartland Hospice 205 North Street – Suite 400 – Lucasville, Ohio 45648.

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