John E. Altop, age 82, of Baltimore, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 at Heartland of Fairfield Care Center. He was a U. S. Army veteran of Korea and a retired employee of Western Electric. John was a member of; Lancaster Pistol and Rifle Club, the American Rifle Association, National Rifle Association, the American Kennel Association specializing in Weimaraner's.
Survived by; daughter, Cheryl (Brian) Flowers, sons, John (Ellen) Altop, Michael Altop and Paul Altop, grandchildren; Devin Swartz, Joe (Alina) Flowers, Amy Flowers, Megan (Patrick) Donahey, Joshua (Melissa) Altop, Tara Altop, Zoe Drake, Matthew Altop, Madeline Altop, Dustin (Brandy) Altop, ten great-grandchildren and cousin Johnnye Ann Lane.
Preceded in death by; his parents John and Mildred Altop and wife Judith A. Altop.
The family will receive friends 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home. There will be no funeral rites and burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43229 in John's memory.
On-line condolences may be made at www.haltemanfettdyer.com