John passed away June 30th, 2021 after a brief illness with cancer. He was very brave in his fight rarely, if ever complaining. He had purchased joke books from Amazon and told his family jokes from them on a regular basis during his illness. He loved music, guitars, reading about the world through his yearly purchase of the World Almanac. He was thought of highly of in the community where he lived. He was always helping neighbors with small tasks. He won volunteer of the year once for the work he did in the community with Meals on Wheels and volunteered at the hospital as well. John was an extremely intelligent caring man with a lot of Faith in God.
He is survived by his mother, Ruthann LeBlanc of Franklin, NC, sisters, Rayne Dabney of East Syracuse, NY, Carol McCallum, Cynthia Michael, and niece Vickie Ferreira all of Franklin, NC. He is preceded in death by his father, James Michael and bonus mom Sonja Michael, and bonus father, Edward LeBlanc. He was also preceded in death by his favorite cat, Czar.
Memorial donations can be made in John's honor to Hospice of Cincinnati https://hospiceofcincinnati.org/donate/