John Phillip Vohsen, 72, of Troy, Missouri, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at his residence. He was born on September 2, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri and son of the late Charles J. and Mary O. (Riddle) Vohsen.
John graduated from Pattonville High School in 1946 and served his country in the United States Marine Corp from September 18, 1968 until he was honorably discharged on June 5, 1974. He worked for several years as a carpenter for St. Louis Home Installation and St. Louis Acoustics. John was a member of Carpenters Union and the local Hawk Point VFW Post #7560. In his earlier years he enjoyed working in his yard and took great pride in his garden. He loved the time he spent at the VFW and the friendships that turned into family.
He is survived by his one son, Rodney Vohsen; one grandson; one brother, Dave Vohsen of Foristell, MO; one sister, Sharon Vohsen of Foristell, MO; one nephew, Mike Jakkle and his adopted family at the Hawk Point VFW Post #7560. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, located at 2900 Sheridan Drive St. Louis, MO 63125. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Disabled Veterans National Foundation in care of Kemper-Millard-Keim Family Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 222 Troy, MO 63379.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kemper-Millard-Keim Family Funeral Chapel; 41 Farm Lane Hawk Point, MO 63349. Online condolences may be made at www.kempermillardkeimfamilyfuneralchapel.com Phone 636-338-4375.