John D. Withrow, 87

John D. Withrow, 87, a lifelong resident of Allegan, passed away in Tampa, Fla., on July 8, 2015.
Born March 9, 1928, John was a proud veteran of the United States Army who served in combat in the Korean War.  He retired from Rockwell International after 42 years.  
John loved to travel with his wife Marian of 58 years. He was a showcase winner on the "Price is Right" game show in California.
John enjoyed all of "God's Creatures" and loved to feed them all. He had a very kind and generous heart and will be greatly missed.  
John was preceded in death by his wife Marian and his daughter Christie.   
John is survived by daughter Charri Withrow and her daughter Emily Ritchie of Kalamazoo. Also surviving are daughter Cathy and son-in-law Dale Kibby of Tampa, Fla., and their children, Dr. Amber Kibby, Tanden Kibby and Molly Kibby. He is also survived by his grandson Michael Shirley of Kalamazoo, son of late daughter Christie.
Arrangements are being made for John to be laid to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta at a date to be announced.
Donations may be made to LifePath Hospice (Melech Hospice House), 3010 W. Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33609, (813) 871-8444. Online donations by visiting


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