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 John Elder Vermillion

John Elder Vermillion

Birth
Cunningham, Kingman County, Kansas, USA
Death 6 Aug 2010 (aged 95)
Pratt, Pratt County, Kansas, USA
Burial Cunningham, Kingman County, Kansas, USA
Plot SECTION ONE, ROW ONE, COOLEY EDITION
Memorial ID 56815939 · View Source
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CUNNINGHAM, KANSAS - JOHN ELDER VERMILLION, 95, WENT TO BE WITH HIS LORD AND SAVIOR ON AUGUST 6, 2010, AT THE PRATT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN PRATT, KANSAS. JOHN WAS BORN JANUARY 27, 1915 AT CUNNINGHAM, KANSAS, THE SON OF ROLLIE AND NELLIE (ELDER) VERMILLION. JOHN WAS A RETIRED FARMER AND PUMPER FOR SKELLY OIL CO. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY SKELLY OIL CO FROM 1941 UNTIL 1975. ON JANUARY 1, 1938, HE MARRIED ALBERTA RHEA IN CULLISON, KANSAS. SHE DIED ON MARCH 27, 1992. ON JULY 3, 1993 HE MARRIED REVA RHEA SHAFFER. SHE DIED ON MARCH 2, 2002.

JOHN WAS A LIFETIME RESIDENT OF THE CUNNINGHAM COMMUNITY, GOING TO GRADE SCHOOL AT MAUD AND CUNNINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL UNTIL HIS JUNIOR YEAR, WHEN HE QUIT SCHOOL TO HELP SUPPORT HIS FAMILY. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE CUNNINGHAM CHRISTIAN CHURCH, THE MASONS AND THE EASTERN STAR. JOHN WAS AN AVID FISHERMAN AND HUNTER. HE LIVED ALL OF HIS LIFE ON A FARM THAT WAS HOMESTEADED BY HIS GRANDFATHER IN 1880.

JOHN IS SURVIVED BY ONE SON, JACK AND WIFE EARLENE, ONE DAUGHTER, DEANNA AND HER HUSBAND BILL PARKER, FOUR GRANDSONS, GREG, CURTIS AND STEVE VERMILLION, DARREN PARKER; FOUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, MATTHEW, ALEX, AUSTIN AND MARISSA VERMILLION. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, WIVES, ALBERTA AND REVA, BROTHERS, MARLYN AND ROSS; SISTERS, JESSIE AND LETHA; GRANDAUGHTERS, RENE' AND STACIE PARKER. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY NUMEROUS RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT 10:30 AM ON AUGUST 10, 2010 AT THE LIVINGSTON FUNERAL HOME IN KINGMAN, KANSAS WITH PASTOR MIKE McGOVNEY OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN MAUD CEMETERY. MEMORIALS WERE MADE TO THE CUNNINGHAM CHRISTIAN CHURCH, CYSTIC FIBROSIS AND THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.


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  • Created by: wmdeaparker
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56815939
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Elder Vermillion (27 Jan 1915–6 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56815939, citing Maud Cemetery, Cunningham, Kingman County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by wmdeaparker (contributor 46935693) .