John K. “Jack” Applebee, age 78, of Stanhope-Kelloggsville Road, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Ashtabula County Medical Center.
Jack was born May 3, 1936, in Kelloggsville, to William R. and Florence (Rennick) Applebee. He married Bonnie L. Ruland in West Springfield, Pa. on Sept. 2, 1960.
Mr. Applebee was a proud member of Local #18, International Union of Operating Engineers. Jack was an active member of Kelloggsville Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed southern gospel music, gardening, moving dirt and taking rides.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Bonnie L. Applebee; sons, Alan (Bonnie) and Jeff (Elaine), all of Kelloggsville; sister, Marilyn (Joe) Simak of Kelloggsville; brother, Don (Beverly) Applebee of Austinburg; six grandchildren, Anna, Erica, John, Caroline, Sean and Cathleen; and brother-in-law, Edward Detrick.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, William “Bill” Applebee; sisters, Edna Kitchen, Eleanor Leatherman, Ethel Anderson, Elizabeth Shenman, Lois Detrick and Doris Furmage; and infant granddaughter, Cassandra Marie Applebee.
Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 4th, at Kelloggsville Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Les Bolen, officiating. Burial will follow at Kelloggsville Cemetery.
Calling Hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 3rd, at the Church.
Should friends desire, memorials in memory of Jack may be given to Kelloggsville Church of the Nazarene. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to THOMPSON-SMITH-NESBITT FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main St., Conneaut. Online guestbook and condolences at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com and starbeacon.com.