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(April 17, 1943 – September 17, 2016)

John R. Box, 73 of Midland, passed away at MidMichigan Medical Center on Saturday September 17th, 2016. He was born April 17th, 1943, in Midland to Cassel Box and the late Emma (Westendorf) Box. John was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed hunting deer, turkey and bear with his bow. He also was an avid reader. John is survived by his father, Cassel Box, his children; Bryan (Amanda) Box, Christy Fultz, and Tony (Angie) Box and siblings; Diane (Bruce) Scott, Randy (Marsha) Box, Monty (Sheri) Box, and Patty Olney. John is also survived by numerous grandchildren and one great grandchild. He will be dearly missed by his family and loved ones.A funeral service for John will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastor Don Duford officiating. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday from 10 am until the time of service.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in John?ÇÖs name. Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. On Line condolences can be left at smithminer.com