John Eldridge

May 10, 1945May 5, 2018

John Eldridge age 72 of Fairborn died on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Hospice of Dayton while surrounded by his loving family. He was born the son of Chester F. & Iola (Watkins) Eldridge on May 10, 1945 in Fairborn, Ohio. John is preceded in death by his parents, wife Juanita Gay Eldridge, and a daughter Missy Lynn Eldridge. He is survived by 3 daughters Suzanne, Mary, and Tracia Eldridge of Fairborn, sisters Ann Mullins, and Hellen Lester, aid & caretaker Tina (Howard) Rust, 3 beloved cats Murphy, Mikey, and Smokey. John was a loving husband, father, and friend. He will be missed by all of those who love him. Growing up in Fairborn his entire life he made many friends who knew him as “Farmer John”. John was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed anything that went fast! Friends may call on Burcham Tobias Funeral Home 119 E. Main St. Fairborn, Ohio 45324 on Monday, May 21, 2018 from 5PM – 6:30PM where a memorial service will be held at 6:30PM with Pastor Ken Majors officiating. Online condolences may be left at


  • Gathering of Friends & Family Monday, May 21, 2018
  • Memorial Service Monday, May 21, 2018

John Eldridge

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