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November 10, 1944 - August 13, 2022
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Dr. John C. Biery, 77, passed away at 9:40 am, August 13, 2022 at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center.
He was born November 10, 1944 in Columbus, OH to Richard and Evelyn Joy (Bowman) Biery who preceded him in death. On June 1, 1968 he married Kathleen (Ford) Biery who survives in Lima.
John was a family and sports medicine physician in Ottawa, OH. He was a member of the Ohio Osteopathic Association, Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Medicine, and Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine. He was Chairman of the Allen County Water District, Putnam County Health Commissioner, Putnam County Coroner, Allen County and Putnam County Jail Physician for 28 years. John was a US Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of VFW Post 1275.
Survivors include: a Son, Dr. John C. (Shari) Biery of Pensacola, FL; a Daughter, Allison K. Johnson of Lima; 5 Grandchildren, Darren (Jade) Johnson, Kyle Biery, Andrew (Alyssa Jordan) Johnson, Kaitlyn Biery, Trey Johnson, 2 Great-grandsons, Ezekiel Johnson and Landry Johnson; 2 Brothers, Dr. Daniel L. (Betty) Biery of Phelps, NY, James J. (Deb) Biery of Bellefontaine.
He was preceded in death by: a Brother, Richard “R.J.” Biery.
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm until time of services at 7:00 pm Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Forest Park United Methodist with Rev. Lynda Lockwood officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine or Truman State University, both in Kirksville, MO.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.