The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio


April 17, 2013

John C. McNutt

KINGSVILLE — John C. McNutt, age 96, of Main St., Conneaut, Ohio, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at the Ashtabula County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

John was born August 1, 1916, in North Kingsville, Ohio, to Edward P. and Lelia Fern (née: Poore) McNutt. He attended Conneaut Schools and graduated from Conneaut High School, Class of 1934. John attended Gannon University in Erie, Pa., Pennsylvania State Extension in Erie, Pa., and took courses sponsored by General Motors at the University of Detroit. He married Grace Warner on Oct. 17, 1937.

Mr. McNutt was employed with J.C. Penney, Pittsburgh and Conneaut Dock Company, sales manager for Emhoff Motors and Gill Chevrolet-Buick, and the Ohio Department of Liquor Control. After retirement, he worked for Venture in Conneaut.

Mr. McNutt was a former member and past president of the Conneaut Kiwanis Club and a 60 plus year member and past worshipful master of Free and Accepted Masons Evergreen Lodge #222. He was a 50-year member of Conneaut Chapter #76 Royal Arch Masons and served as High Priest in 1951 and again in 2001 and 2002. John was a member of the Conneaut Council Royal and Select Masters; and Cache Commandery, Knights Templar. He was a 32nd Degree Mason with the Valley of Cleveland; and a member of the Provincial Grand Lodge of the Royal Order of Scotland, the Cleveland York Rite College No. 13, and was also a member of the El Kadir Grotto, Ashtabula.

John was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace (Warner) McNutt on Oct. 26, 1991; sisters, Evelyn Smith and Elizabeth A. McNutt; and brothers, James Edward and Rollin G. McNutt.

He is survived by two daughters, Lettie J. (Joseph) Yusko of Conneaut and Lee E. (Richard) Sidaway of Concord, Ohio; a son, Robert V. (Sandi) McNutt of Wendell, N.C.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Prudence A. McNutt; and his close friend and dancing partner, Violette M. Fuller of Conneaut.

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