John Kent Surface

December 29, 1951 ~ February 11, 2018 (age 66)

John Kent Surface of New Haven, Indiana passed away at 12:57 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his residence at the age of 66.

He was born on December 29, 1951 in Warsaw, Indiana to Cornelius Surface and Cameron Irene (Brown) Surface. 

John was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for 55 years where he was a 1970 graduate of Akron High School.  For a number of years he worked at Whitley Manufacturing and at SEAMCO Inc. both in South Whitley, Indiana.  John also worked at Biomet, Zimmer and as a machinist for Warsaw Coil for many years.  He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. 

He leaves behind three daughters:  Joanna Surface (Claypool, Indiana); Becky Harvey (Warsaw, Indiana); Ella Penning (North Manchester, Indiana); and two grandchildren:  Alyssa and Kyler Surface.  Also surviving are his brother:  Richard Surface (Claypool, Indiana); and two sisters:  Catherine Surface (Warsaw, Indiana); Karen (husband Sam) Brown (Warsaw, Indiana).  He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother David.           

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Warsaw Missionary Church, 1849 Springhill Road, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Ken Chupp.  Burial will take place at a later date at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.  Arrangements were entrusted to Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

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