John Rennie Mehalopoulos Jr.

John Rennie Mehalopoulos Jr.

John Rennie Mehalopoulos Jr.

December 24, 1942~December 17, 2023

John Rennie Mehalopoulos Jr 80, of Crestview, Florida passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2023, surrounded by his family.

John was born on December 24, 1942, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to John and Doris Mehalopoulos.

John proudly enlisted in the United States Air Force in August of 1961 and was a retired veteran after twenty plus years of service. He valued this service highly and attained the rank of Aircraft armament System Superintendent, with his military decorations and awards to include Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Small Arms Expert marksmanship Ribbon, Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. John was a member of Our Lady of Victory Church as well as The Knights of Columbus – Our Lady of Victory Council 7968.

John lived with faith in God, love for his family and pride for his country. He was very loved and will be missed by all.

John is preceded in death by his parents, John Rennie Mehalopoulos Sr and Doris Gottowski Mehalopoulos, his daughter, Dawn Marie Mehalopoulos-Holland, his brother, Dionysus “Dennis” Mehalopoulos and his sister, Karen Stephan.

John is survived by his wife, Luziminda A. Mehalopoulos, his son, Christopher John Mehalopoulos, his daughter, Carrie Ann Mehalopoulos-Allen, his two sisters, Cheri Fritz and Debbie Fetterer, his five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

“Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.”

(Adali Stevenson)

A funeral mass for MSgt. John Mehalopoulos will be held on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 beginning at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Crestview, Florida with Father Roy Marien officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at the church.

Burial will be at Barrancas National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. everyone will meet at Olive Baptist Church – Warrington Campus, 103 Winthrop Avenue Pensacola, Florida at 13:30.

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Brackney Funeral Service, Crestview, is entrusted with arrangements. 




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George Allan

December 26, 2023, 3:24 pm

From George Allan
So sorry for your loss. John was a very nice person , always enjoyed talking to him at our Fil- Am meetings, he will be missed.

Bill and Marie Fortier

December 27, 2023, 11:11 pm

So sorry we didn’t hear about John’s passing until after the funeral. John was a great guy. always with a smile. Luz was the love of his life. He will be greatly missed by friends and family.

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