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John B. Cyrus, Jr., 55

RITTMAN — John B. Cyrus, Jr., age 55, of Rittman, died Monday, October 31, 2022, at Akron City Hospital, following a period of declining health.
John was born on February 20, 1967, in Rittman, to John B. Cyrus and Gwynell Miller.  He graduated from Jewett-Scio High School, drove truck for the last 25 years, and always wanted to go panning for gold.
Surviving are his father, John Cyrus of Orrville; daughters, Carrie Spencer and Jasmine Farly; three siblings, James Cyrus of FL, Melinda Mae Jones of SC, and Mitchell (Lori) Cyrus of Orrville; and two step-sisters, Billie Jean (Jake) Freetage of Killbuck and Rachel (Bill) Erwin of Scio.
He was preceded in death by step-mother, Mildred May Cyrus.
Cremation will take place and services will be held at 12:30 pm on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at Good News Baptist Church, 238 N. Milton St., Smithville, with Pastor Al Pacheco officiating.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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