John H. McLoney, 97

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John H. McLoney, 97, of Carrollton, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, in Centreville Village in Carrollton. 

Born April 18, 1925, in Mechanicstown, he was a son to Harry and Hazel (Johnson) McLoney. 

He was the owner of McLoney Construction and was a farmer. He was a member and Elder of First Presbyterian Church, Carrollton, and former member of Corinth Presbyterian Church, Mechanicstown. He was a US Army Veteran serving as a staff sergeant in the Pacific Theater WW II. He was a life member of Carrollton American Legion Post #428, a life member of Carrollton VFW Post #3301 and a life member of the Carrollton Vet’s Club. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann McLoney and two brothers, Dr. Earl and Dale McLoney.

He is survived by a daughter, Joyce (John) Billotte of Apex, NC; son, Roger (Sandra) McLoney of Canal Winchester; four grandchildren, Julia (Andrew) Cowden, JoEllen Billotte, Eric (Amber) McLoney and Nathan (Neela) McLoney; and four great grandchildren, Will and Eve McLoney and Shelby and Oliver Cowden. 

Funeral services will be 11 am, Friday, Aug. 12, at Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Rev. Mike Doak officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in East Lawn Cemetery, Minerva. Calling hours will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to American Legion Post 428, PO Box 2, Carrollton, OH 44615 and specified for Americanism & Government Test Scholarships.

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