Orvis Franklyn “Frank” Johndrew, III, age 69, of Kendallville, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at his residence rural Kendallville. Mr. Johndrew was born in Franklin, Indiana on July 16, 1950 to William Howard Johndrew and Mary June (Margolin) Johndrew. He graduated from Cornell University, Ithica, New York and honorably served his country in the United States Navy. Frank loved his job as the area poultry sales manager for Hy-Line International before retiring in 2018. He loved working closely with his customers and helping them be successful in the poultry business. He was a member of the Indiana Poultry Association. He married Jeremia “JJ” Farley on October 24, 2009 in Westfield, New York. Frank also loved to play golf, travel, and spend time with his family and grandchildren.
Wife, Jeremia “JJ” Johndrew of Kendallville.
Mother, Mary Margolin of Cutler Bay, Florida.
Son, Nathanael “Nate” Johndrew and Theresa Carney of Oswego, New York.
Daughter, Jessica Lyn and Charles Gelarden of Austin, Texas.
Son, Patrick and Michelle Eggering of Kendallville.
Son, James and Carrie Eggering of Kendallville.
Daughter, Jill and Jordan Stroot of Quincy, Illinois.
Son, Mark Eggering of Rome City.
Son, Matthew Johndrew of Fort Wayne.
14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Sister, Dianna Johndrew of Miami, Florida.
Half brother, William Johndrew of Abington, Massachusetts.
Step sister, Mary Johndrew of Riverside, Rhode Island.
Step brother, Tony Urreta of Reston, Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Howard Johndrew.
A funeral service with military honors will be held Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville with Rev. Ken Weaver officiating.
Visitation will be held also on Saturday prior to the funeral service from 12:00 noon until 3:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Wounded Warrior Project, or Shriner Children’s Hospital.
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