John V. Sherwood, Jr.
|Posted 2022-05-15 by mhenderson|
|Published by Today's News Herald on May 15, 2022 -|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
John V. Sherwood Jr., 84, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022,
surrounded by his family at home in Lake Havasu City. John was born on
April 28, 1938, in Waterloo, Indiana to John V. and Hilda Sherwood.
John attended Auburn High School where he graduated in 1957. Shortly
after graduating high school, he joined the US NAVY where he proudly
served his country from 1957-1961. While in the Navy based in Hawaii
John met June on the beach, he said "that was a lucky day". John and
June later married in Los Angeles on Aug. 7, 1961. He then went to work
for the Southern California Gas company where he spent over 30 years.
Over those years they had two children Carri and John.
In May of 1994, John and June moved to Lake Havasu City, the place they
always dreamed to retire.
John loved fishing and playing basketball. He volunteered many years
helping coach the Lake Havasu High School basketball teams. You might
remember him as "Coach John".
John is survived by his wife, June of Lake Havasu City; sister, Sharon
Jacobs; brother, Harry Sherwood; daughter, Carri Chairez; son, John
Sherwood; grandchildren, Crista and Alec Chairez.
John is also preceded in death by his parents, John V. and Hilda
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the City of Hope Cancer
Treatment and Research Center, Duarte California.
Arrangements were made by Desert Lawn Funeral Home of Lake Havasu City.
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