John Louis Roels, Jr., 65, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on July 3, 2018, in Ravenswood.

He was born on November 22, 1952, in Whitby, WV, son of the late John Louis Roels, Sr. and Era Pearl Newland Roels.

John was involved in a bowling league for 50 years.  He played softball for 50 years and enjoyed watching the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, mountaineer basketball and wrestling.  He enjoyed family vacation trips and eating out with family.  His hobbies were mowing grass and building structures.  He worked for 30 years at Ames and was self-employed in oil and gas.   

John is survived by his wife, Beverly Roels of Ravenswood; son, John Louis Roels III of Ravenswood; daughters, Joni Ann Roels Fisher of Racine, OH, and Sara Belinda Roels Allen of Pomeroy, OH; sisters, Elizabeth Bennett of Cottageville, WV, and Deloris Woodard of Millwood, WV; and many nieces and nephews.

There may be a memorial service at a later time at the convenience of the family.

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