John William Falls, 72, of Grantsville, WV, died Thursday, March 29th. at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.

Born at Beech, Calhoun County, he was a son of the late George and Bertha May Falls. He was a US Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He operated the Veteran's Van in Grantsville.

Surviving Mr. Falls are his wife, Lona Cottrell Falls and daughter Sheila Butler of Grantsville; two sons, Duane Falls of Windsor, NY and John Norman of Orma, WV; three sisters, Rosie Hicks and Millie Bishop of Arnoldsburg, WV and Lilly Butler of Minnora, WV; two brothers, Arnold Ray Falls of Arnoldsburg and Herman Falls of Grantsville; 9 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, 4 step grandchildren and 11 step great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Everette, Thurman and Holbert Falls; a half-brother, Ira Jarvis; a sister, Orva Wayne and a half-sister, Lula Keaton.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 1 at 1:00 p.m. at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Evangelist Corley Miller will officiate. Interment will be in the Bailey Cemetery, Minnora. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Saturday.