Jack Deyerele Lohr

October 27, 2020

Jack Deyerele Lohr, 85, of Broadway, died October 25, 2020 at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg. He was born July 4, 1935 in Broadway and was a son of the late Ralph and Beulah Wooten Lohr. Jack was a funeral director assistant at Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway for 42 years. He was a member of Sunset Drive United Methodist Church in Broadway. He served in the U.S. Army from 1958-1964. Jack was a member and former fire chief at the Broadway Fire Department, where he became a member 71 years ago. He was one of the founding members of the Broadway Rescue Squad. On September 23, 1958 he married the former Penny Golladay, who survives.

Also surviving are a son; Jeff W. Lohr and wife Kim, of Broadway, two daughters; Melinda Brown, of Broadway, Jennifer Beahm and husband Joe, of Broadway, five grandchildren; Joshua Lohr, Tyler Brown and wife Haley, Adam Beahm and wife Brittany, Tiffany Moxley and husband Thomas, Emily Beahm and friend Austin Collins, four great grandchildren; Emerie and Cooper Beahm, Jaxson Moxley, Mason Brown, and three sisters; Jessie Long, of Timberville, JoAnn Gilkerson and husband Grif, of Bridgewater, Phyllis Wisman and husband David, of Harrisonburg.

He was preceded in death by five siblings; Mary Spitzer, Jean Andes, Phoebe Hoover, Marvin Lohr, Gilbert Lohr.

Pastor Donald Guthrie will conduct a private graveside service Friday at Linville Creek Cemetery.

The casket will be closed. Friends may sign a guestbook at the Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway on Thursday from 11:00 AM- 7:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Broadway Fire Department, P.O. Box 271, Broadway, VA 22815, or the Broadway Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 666, Broadway, VA 22815.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com

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