Eshenbrenner, John Francis (Cleveland)

Monday, May 10, 2021
John Francis Eshenbrenner, 82, of Cleveland, passed away on May 7, 2021. He was born on Jan. 6, 1939 to the late Charles and Viola Eshenbrenner. John was a resident of the Cleveland area for more than 40 years. He was known for his auto body and mechanic skills, working in that field for many years. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, going to church and being outdoors. He was a member and a deacon at Westwood Baptist Church. Most of all, he loved being with his family and spending time with them.

In addition to his mother and father, he is preceded in death by his wife, Linda Eshenbrenner; brother, Charles Eshenbrenner, Jr.; and sister, Peg Ringle.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his children, Wes Eshenbrenner (Alicia) and Mike Eshenbrenner; grandchildren, Emma Crowder, Madison Eshenbrenner, Chase Parris, Kate Tinker, Jill Shuler and David Pendergrass; brothers, Terry Eshenbrenner and Jim Eshenbrenner; and eight great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

A celebration of John’s life will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday May 10 at the Cleveland Chapel of Companion  Home. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Monday prior to the service. He will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Gardens following the service.

Share a personal memory of John or your condolences with his family at his online memorial at www.companionfunerals.com. 

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Eshenbrenner family with these arrangements.

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