He was born April 13, 1952, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, son of the late John Joseph and Louise E. Biggs Pempek.
He was a retired equipment operator from the former Fairpoint Coal Company, graduated from St. Clairsville High School class of 1970, and was a Catholic by Faith.
Surviving is a brother, Gary (Darlene) Pempek of St.Clairsville, Ohio and a sister, Lynn A. Jeffries (Brad Breisch) of St. Clairsville, Ohio, three nieces, one nephew and seven grand nieces and nephews.
In honoring John’s wishes there will be no visitation. Final arrangements will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.carechapel.com