John Benton Uhrig

April 29, 1953 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 69)


John Benton Uhrig, age 69, died April 30, 2022 in Pawleys Island, SC.  He was born on April 29, 1953 to Benton Phillip Uhrig and Velma (Golding) Uhrig in Ravenna, Ohio.

John graduated from Rootstown High School in 1971.  He also attended Mount Union College and Youngstown University.

John was a musician who also owned and managed recording studios in several states.  He also did carpentry work and had his captain’s license for water navigation.  He loved nature and enjoyed watching sports.

John is survived by his daughter, Jessica and sisters; Mary Bradbury of Punta Gorda, Florida; Betty (Tim) Taylor of Leesburg, Florida; and Jean (Larry) Richards, or Alliance, Ohio.  John is also survived by several nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of John's life will be held on Monday May 9, 2022 at 2:00PM at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Highway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

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Celebration of Life
May 9, 2022

2:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3558 Old Kings Hwy.
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Video is available for this event

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