John Sherman

Obituary of John Sherman

John F. Sherman, 90 of Oxford passed away September 25, 2018 at Willow Point Nursing Home, Vestal. He was born on September 25,1928 in Bainbridge a son of the late Fred and Charlotte (Burton) Sherman.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Sherman; his children, Brett and Kim Sherman, Terry and Tim Kinter, Robin Sherman, Tracy and Eddie Roberson; his grandchildren, Ross and Annie Shaler, Kelsey Shaler and friend Aaron, Tim and Megan Kinter, Mikala Sherman, Bailey Sherman and Heather Hudlar; and his great grandchildren, Timmy Kinter, Emma Kinter, Addie Kinter, and Jackson Thomas.

John was a graduate of Bainbridge High School and served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a very active and life member of Fort Hill Post #376, American Legion, where he had served as Commander several times, cooked at their weekly breakfast for many years and served in the Honor Guard. He was a past commander of the Chenango County American Legion. He was a member, life member and past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a life member of the Oxford Rod and Gun Club. He served on the General Clinton Canoe Regatta committee for many years. He was a member of Local #3, Mason Union. He was a member of Bainbridge Lodge F& AM. He enjoyed working around his home.

Friends may call at the Behe Funeral Home, 21 Main St. Oxford on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM. Graveside services will be in Greenlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fort Hill Post # 376, PO Box 217, Oxford, NY 13830. Friends and family may share memories and condolences by visiting

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