John Wesley Springer, 81, of Zion, IL passed away surrounded by his family on July 11, 2022. He was born on October 20, 1940 in Vincennes, Indiana the son of Ralph Springer, and Addaline Wesley.
John graduated from Zion Benton High School the class of 1959, once he graduated he joined the Army. John then worked for Johnson Outboards company, before he moved to Arizona in 1980, where he worked for Honeywell as a machinist before retiring in 2006. John lived in Arizona unil 2021, returning to Zion, to be in his hometown. John loved to travel; he visited Las Vegas, California, Hawaii, Mexico, and surrounding states. He rode his bike for over 20 miles. He was a devoted dad and grandfather, and loved his dog Charlie. In his spare time he volunteered to the humane society.
John is survived by his daughter Jennifer Springer; grandchildren, Wesley (Caelann Crowder-Springer) Springer, Samantha Springer; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Ralph Springer, Ruby Mosby, Lyle Springer, Lena Vincent, Charles Springer, Donald Springer, Clyde Springer, Harold Springer, and two infant sisters.
Interment will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. , at Mt. Olivet Memorial Park, Zion, IL.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.