Mr. John P. Krell, 73, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012, unexpectedly at his winter residence in Vero Beach, FL.
Mr. Krell was a native of Washington County, where he lived most of his life; he also resided in the summer months in Flag Pond TN. He was a son of the late Elizabeth and John Lester Krell. He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Krell; 2 sisters, Leona Bayne and Mildred Lilley; and 3 brothers, George Krell, Lonnie Krell and Charles Krell.
Mr. Krell retired from Johnson and Johnson after many years as a sales representative.
Surviving: a son Tim Krell and wife, Alisa, Unicoi Co., TN; and a daughter Julie Krell, Vero Beach, FL; 2 brothers, Jim Krell, Jonesborough, and Larry Krell, Johnson City; 2 sisters, Alice Harrell, Jonesborough, and Mary Brown, Johnson City; several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be held for John P. Krell, Friday, December 7, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church in Johnson City with Pastor Pete Tackett officiating.
Receiving of friends will be from 6 to 7 PM prior to the service.
To honor his request his body was donated to the Florida Medical School.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
Courtesy Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services, Johnson City, TN.