John W. Auld Sr. 1932-2018

HOWLAND — John W. Auld Sr., 85, of Howland, passed away peacefully Friday, April 20. 2018, at home.

He was born Sept. 8, 1932, in White Plains, N.Y., the son of John William Jones and Alice Lindsay Auld, and had lived in Ohio for 17 years, coming from New York state.

John served in the U.S. Navy Reserves and worked in auto parts sales. In his younger days, he drove race cars. Throughout his life, he played softball. He belonged to the Westchester County (N.Y.) Football Association and worked many years as a high school football referee.

Fond memories of John live on with his loving wife, Virginia R. Wright Auld, whom he married April 12, 1958; two sons, John W. Jr. of Clearwater Beach, Fla. and Douglas F. (Chelsea) Auld of Sidney, Ohio; three granddaughters: Kristen Auld, Shawna (Daniel) Kellmann and Kayla Auld; a great-grandson, Colton Richter; and a great-grandchild-to-be.

His parents preceded him in death.

Per his request, cremation is taking place. Services are private. His urn will be laid to rest at a later date at New Milford Center Cemetery in New Milford, Conn.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated To Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to

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