John Mendenhall


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DANVILLE — John Allen Mendenhall, 76, of Danville, formerly of Ridge Farm, passed away at 12:12 p.m. CDT Friday (June 7, 2019) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.

He was born Feb. 11, 1943, in Portland, Ore., the son of the late A.W. and Phyllis (High) Mendenhall. John married Lois Mae Antrim on May 13, 1962, in Ridge Farm. She preceded him in death May 3, 2002. 

Survivors include two daughters, Tammy Mendenhall of Georgetown and Shawn (Robert) Davis of Williamsport, Ind.; two grandchildren, Dustin McClure of Bellingham, Wash., and Ashton (Jared) Greer of Williamsport, Ind.; three great-grandchildren, Roman, Jameson and Solomon; sister, Mary (Doug) Newman of Oregon; and three brothers, David (Victoria) Mendenhall of Oregon, Alvin (Sherie) Mendenhall of San Antonio and Adam (Debbie) Mendenhall of Oregon.

John was a retired carpenter and member of the Carpenters Local 44 in Champaign. He was also a member of Ridge Farm and Vermilion Grove Friends churches and later attended Connexion Church in Danville. John was a 1962 graduate of Ridge Farm High School. He enjoyed collecting antiques, stamps and bottles.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. EDT Friday, June 14, 2019, at DeVerter Funeral Home, Cayuga, Ind. The Rev. Al Mendenhall will officiate. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. EDT Friday, June 14, 2019, until time of services at the funeral home. Cremation following services with inurnment of cremains to be held at a later date.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. Condolences: