John M. Kirtner Jr. born October 7,1942, passed October 15, 2019. John was a member of Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren. He served in the Army National Guard for 8 years. John is survived by his Wife of almost 54 years; Carolyn Lester Kirtner, two sons and their spouses; John and Dana Kirtner, Jamie and Tammy Kirtner, grandchildren; Deidre Kirtner and fiancÚ Lucas Graham, Austin Kirtner, Derek Bland, great-grandchildren; Alyssa Bland, Aubree Bland, Wyatt Bland, and Bryson Graham. He is also survived by two half-sisters; Jane Criner, Connie Lyons, brother-in-law; Ronnie and Joyce Lester, sister-in-law; Jackie and Neal Muir, and a very special cousin; Sue Bowman, along with four nephews and all the children he was blessed to watch grow up. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren at 1pm with Rev. Roy Turpin and Rev. Brian Turpin officiating. There will be a visitation on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 10am-12 noon also at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The American Heart Association or The Diabetic Foundation in his honor.