John passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at his home in Plainwell.
The son of Alonzo and Hazel (New) Moran, he was born July 23, 1936 in Plainwell. John worked as a millwright for over 30 years at Plainwell Paper until his retirement. In his spare time he liked being outdoors, walking, hunting, fishing and cutting wood. John enjoyed remodeling his home and spending time with his grandchildren. In January of 1957, he married Joan James who survives.
Also surviving are his children, Alonzo (Kimberly) Moran of Cooper Township, Thomas Moran of Otsego, Linda (Terry) Todd of Plainwell, John Moran Jr. of Plainwell and Cindy (Michael) Woodford of New York, 7 grandchildren and 4 step-grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; siblings, Calvin Moran of Otsego and David Moran of Cooper along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Alonzo, Margaret, Carol, Elton, Oscar, Phyllis, Leo and William.
Friends may visit with John’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Friday, January 7, 2022, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Ray Brown officiating.
Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.