John Menarchik Jr., 71, of Ashland, husband of June Bays Menarchik, died Tuesday in Jo Lin Health Care Center in Ironton, Ohio.
He was born Aug. 7, 1945, in Oak Hill, W.Va., a son of the late Zygmont J. Menarchik Sr. and Gladys Prichard Menarchik.
He retired from the engineering department of Ashland Oil, Inc. John was a U.S. Navy Veteran and served on the USS Princeton.
In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by as son, Zygmont John Menarchik III and wife Ashley of Ashland; three stepsons, Robert C. Ellison of Ashland, Terry Lee Ellison and wife Angela of Rush and Micheal Wayne Ellison and wife Tiffany of North Carolina; a sister, Jane Dennler and husband Robert of Fayetteville, W.Va.; and five grandchildren, Valerie (Austin) Biggs, Cheyenne Ellison, Mike Ellison, Gracie Menarchik and Madison Menarchick.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at Preston Family Funeral Home in Ashland with The Rev. Frederick C. Bays officiating. Interment will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup County with full military rites.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made in John's memory to Disabled American Veterans, 640 4th Ave., Suite 117, Huntington, W.Va.
Condolences may be sent to prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  January 6, 2017