Vermillion, John Wayne
Birth: Monday, July 30, 1951 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Dunkirk, Maryland
Death: Monday, August 06, 2018 at the age of 67
Laid to Rest: in the First Lutheran Church of Bowie Cemetery, Laurel, Maryland
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John Wayne Vermillion, 67, of Dunkirk passed away August 6, 2018. He was born July 30, 1951 in Washington, D.C. to Arthur Edward and Edith Joyce (Young) Vermillion. John was raised in Hillside, MD and attended Central High School. He joined the United States Army January 26, 1971 and served in Vietnam, and was awarded the National Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Campaign and Service Medals, and was honorably discharged January 14, 1973.
He married Marlene Ann Curtin in February 1983 and they lived in Owings until moving to Dunkirk in 1995. John was employed as a painter in commercial and residential painting and also worked for Merillat Pools for over 20 years. John was a member of the American Legion Stalling-Williams Post 206 and in his leisure time enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, playing golf, metal detecting, playing slot machines, and attending his grandchildren's sporting events.
John was preceded in death by his wife Marlene Ann Vermillion. He is survived by his children Angela R. Jakovcic and husband Travis Sr. of New Bern, NC, Joshua L. Vermillion and wife Johnette of Lothian and William J. DeToto and wife Nikki of Dunkirk; grandchildren Travis, Alex and Elizabeth Jakovcic, Joshua Jr. and Brystal Vermillion, Katelyn McCormack and Zachary and Mackenzie DeToto; sister Lana Corrado of Broomes Island and brothers Arthur Vermillion of Delaware, David Vermillion of Waldorf, Chris Vermillion of Chesapeake Beach and Jerry Vermillion of Burke, VA. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.