116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
The Gazette publishes obituaries on a daily basis. Use the search field above to search for obituaries by name or keyword. Readers can submit an obituary or submit a milestone to The Gazette. The obituary must be submitted before 1 p.m. for publication online and in the newspaper the next day, with the exception of obituaries for Sunday publication, which must be submitted by 1 p.m. on Fridays.
JOHN WAYNE DEVORE
John Wayne DeVore, 63, of Central City, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. Family will greet friends and family from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion, Iowa. A private family Inurnment with military honors will follow at Springville Cemetery in Springville, Iowa.
John was born on May 12, 1958, in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, the son of Alvin and Ethel DeVore. He worked as an electrician and in maintenance. John was very active in volunteering for the local Amvets. He enjoyed Harley motorcycles and going fishing.
John is survived by his two children, Kimberly of Omaha and James (Michelle) of Springville; three siblings, Becky Morehouse of Brunswick, Ga., Laura Zeigler of Polk, Ohio, and David DeVore of Mount Vernon, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin DeVore Sr.; mother, Ethel DeVore Jordan; and two siblings, Alvin DeVore Jr., and Melody DeVore.
Please share a memory of John at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.