John Staats

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 John Wesley Staats
(March 19, 1941 - March 20, 2021)


John Wesley Sr. in his 81st year, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Carol Hazel. Predeceased by his loving son Jefferson. Cherished father of John Jr. (Diane), and Lesley (Ray). Deeply loved grandpa to Joseph Jr. (Alanna), Brittany (Chad), Julia (Jesse), Justin, Eric, Philip, Kayla, Courtney, Regan and 17 great grandchildren. Caring brother to Eldean and Monica. Predeceased by parents William and Emiline (Silversmith) Staats and siblings Perry, William, Matthew, George, Susan, Julia, Audrey, Beatrice, Carolyn, Jennifer and Luke. Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. John proudly served in the United States Navy, U.S.S. Uvalde during the Cuban Crisis 1963 and after 20 years of service retired from Service Pt. Hueneme, California in 1995. He also was a retired member of International Brotherhood of Ironworkers Local 736 after 37 years. As strong advocate as a Six Nations Band Councillor (District 5) John was instrumental in securing the Chiefswood Road Bridge along with his lifelong friend Raymond Hill. He loved Jesus and was a faithful servant living his life daily to do the will of God including being a dedicated member and song leader at Bethany Baptist Church.  A private family service will be held at Hyde & Mott Chapel, Hagersville on Monday, March 22, 2021.  Interment at Bethany Baptist Cemetery.  www.rhbanderson.com


“For God so loved the world, that He gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”  John 3:16 KJV

Condolences

Posted by Eleanor Johnson on
My Condolences to the family
Posted by Gayle Ellis on
I send my condolences to you and to your family during this time of sorrow. The Bible gives a real hope and promises that your loved one will soon come back to life in a peaceful paradise on the earth where death will exist no more. (John 5:28, 29; Revelation 21:4)
Posted by Tim & Bonnie Hill on
Our love and condolences are extended to you and the family. We had a lot of respect for John and know that he is now resting in the loving arms of his Savior.
Posted by Tracy Aaron on
My sincerest condolences to the family of John
Posted by Tracy Aaron on
My sincerest condolences to the family of John
Posted by Lori Harris on
Sending love and condolences to Hazel, Johnny & Dy & Lesley. John was the perfect gentleman, always. I'm so sorry for your loss. Love, Lori
Posted by Milt Warrener on
My deepest sympathy. RIP. I will miss you at the I/W breakfast.
Posted by Milt Warrener on
My deepest sympathy. RIP. I will miss you at the I/W breakfast.
Posted by Sharon Martin on
My sincere condolences in your loss
Posted by Cris Bomberry on
Sincere condolences Hazel, Les, John jr and families and Eldean and families.
Posted by Audrey Powless-Bomberry on
Our deepest sympathy to Hazel and her family and John’s family. We hold you in our hearts. Jim and Audrey
Posted by Steve Williams on
Sincere condolences Hazel and family. We all will miss John, he was a great councillor for district 5.
Posted by Dallas Brock on
Our deepest condolences to Hazel and Family. I will cherish the memories of John and his great sense of humor and his bright smile. The picnic's in Hyde Park in Niagara Falls with Julie and family. John was always cracking jokes making us all laugh. RIP John.
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