Johnnie James Downing Jr., 55, of Chillicothe, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the Ross County Medical Center, where he had been a patient since Sunday.
He was born Nov. 9, 1960, at Bourneville in Ross County, to Johnnie James and Nancy Depoy Downing.
John was a heavy equipment truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his father.
John is survived by his mother, Nancy Depoy Fenneken of New Holland and her husband, John; a sister, Candy McCann of Chillicothe; several step-brothers and sisters; and nieces and nephews.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation took place. Arrangements for a graveside service to be held at the Twin Township Cemetery in Bourneville are being completed and will be announced later by the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal