John L. Florence, Sr., 74, passed away, Friday, May 27, 2022.
He was born December 31, 1947 in Lexington, Kentucky to the late William Henry and Virginia (Alexander) Florence. He was a retired computer electronic tech for Xerox for 30 years. He also at one point owned Divine Collectible's a comic book store.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 40 years, Edith Florence; brother, Bill "Skip" Florence; and sister, Linda Farmer.
Those left to cherish his memory are his three children, Shauna Key (Gerald, Sr. ), John L. Florence, Jr. (Sarah Schneider), and Heather Talley (Anthony); two sisters, Sue Lee and Lora Head; seven grandchildren, Gerald Key, Jr, Arabella Key, Bryson Ritchie, Alyssa Florence, Darren, Joseph and Tyler Talley.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 31, 2022 from 5:00- 8:00 p.m.; Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Legacy Funeral Center-Nunnelley Chapel, 4327 Taylor Blvd. Funeral services will be held, Thursday, June 2, 2022 , 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Bethany Cemetery.