February 1, 1947 - February 12, 2019

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John Allen Dellinger, 72 of Urbana, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in his residence.
He was born February 1, 1947 in Urbana, Ohio the son of John Arthur and Marjory (Ward) Dellinger and he was a 1965 graduate of Urbana High School. John proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam conflict. He worked for CornNuts. John was a member of the VFW, Am vets, American Legion and the Moose. He enjoyed golf, listening to old Motown records and watching Formula 1 car races.
John is survived by his daughter, Whitney Ann (Scott) Darding ; son, John-Addison Ward (Bud) Dellinger (Samantha Joseph); grandchildren, Brecklyn M., Maddison A. and Jayden A.W. Dellinger as well as 1 niece and 4 nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother; Jim (James Arthur) Dellinger; sister, Lois Ann Tinsley and nephew, Andy Dellinger.
A going away party to celebrate John's life will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the Urbana VFW Post 630, 220 E Court St, Urbana, OH 43078
Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Bonnie(Daulton)Kempf - Mar 3, 2019
To John's family, I lived across the road from the Dellinger's in the 1960's and knew all the family. I worked with John when he worked at Drackett,Inc until he went to work across the street to Corn-Nuts. John had a great personality and a great work ethics. My sincere condolences to all the family. Bonnie Kempf
John and Nan Mason - Feb 26, 2019
I am so sorry we just found out the news of John passing. My husband John Mason, graduated with John, but I did't know him till we worked together at Fox River Paper Mill. We had many good talks together and I truly missed him when the mill closed. Please accept our condolences.
Kelly Milledge - Feb 25, 2019
Whitney and family - I offer sincere compassion in John's passing. From fellow-classmate, Kelly Milledge
Ron and Karen Brown - Feb 23, 2019
Whitney and Scott, Bud and Samantha & family, We are so very sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you with deepest sympathy, love and prayers. Ron and Karen Brown
Chuck and Linda Heck Urbana, Ohio - Feb 20, 2019
We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing..Our sincere sympathies to his family. RIP John
Joan latham - Feb 20, 2019
I worked with John at cornnuts for 20 years.He was my manaager there.So sorry to here of his passing. He was a good person. prayers for his family.
Melissa Garvey - Feb 19, 2019
Such a wonderful man. You will be sadly missed by The American Legion Members. RIP JOHN.
Barbara Gingrey - Feb 18, 2019
So sorry to hear about John's passing. God Bless all his family.
Pamela Ewing Ferst - Feb 18, 2019
So sorry to hear of John’s passing. My sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Warren B Haney - Feb 18, 2019
I am so sorry for John's death. He has been a friend for years. I hope the family will accept my condolences.

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