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John Piersol

August 26, 1936 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 83)

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John Piersol, 83, of Barnesville passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at his home. John was born in Bethesda, Ohio on August 26, 1936, to the late Smith Cunard and Martha (Brown) Piersol.

John is a United States Navy Veteran. He is a member of the First Christian Church in Barnesville. John was the owner of Piersol's Service Station.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Smith Piersol; daughter, Stephanie Piersol Medley; grandson, Jason Medley; brother, William Piersol; and two sisters: Joanne Piersol Orrison and Elizabeth Piersol Kloss Fliss.

John is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Karen (Iddings) Piersol; daughter-in-law, Lisa Piersol Howiler; son-in-law, Ed Medley; grandchildren: Christopher (Shelly) Medley, Desiree' Medley, Katelyn Piersol and Johnathan Piersol; great-grandchildren: Cate, Charlotte, and Charleston Medley, Elizabeth Grace Parton, and Jacob, Kyler, and Maisy Anderson.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020, from 12pm until 6pm at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Ohio where service will be held on Monday, March 16, 2020, at 11am with Pastor Ed Eberhart officiating and Pastor Wayne Ickes and Pastor Jerry Wenger assisting. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery in Bethesda, Ohio.

The family wants to express their sincere thanks to Heaven's Angels Homecare for their wonderful care of John. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s memory to the Barnesville First Christian Church, 219 West Church Street, Barnesville, Ohio 43713.


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Public Viewing
March 15, 2020

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home
319 North Chestnut Street
Barnesville, OH 43713

Funeral Service
March 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home
319 North Chestnut Street
Barnesville, OH 43713

March 16, 2020

12:00 PM
Ebenezer Cemetery
State Route 147
Bethesda, Ohio 43719

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