Obituary and Service Information for John F Girardier

Girardier, John F

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Visitation Location:
Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, Chesapeake, Virginia

Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM

Service Location:
Great Bridge Baptist Church, 640 Battlefield Blvd,., S., Chesapeake, Virginia

Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia

donations may be made to Gideon's International

Chesapeake, Virginia

John F. Girardier, 62 went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Born in De Soto, Missouri, he was the son of Darrel Girardier and the late Norma Girardier.

John retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service, where he was a Vietnam War Veteran. After military service, he worked for Northrop Grumman. He was an Eagle Scout and past Scoutmaster of Troop 6, Chesapeake. He was an active member of Hickory Ridge Community Church and a former deacon at Great Bridge Baptist Church. He was a Past President of the Gideon's International, East Camp, Chesapeake.

Including his father, John is survived by his wife of 40 years, Martha Girardier; sons, David Girardier and wife, Amy-Jo, Robert Girardier and wife, Emily; grandchildren, Jacob, Will, Scout, Ben and one on the way! Sisters, Janice Rogers and husband, Richard, and Mary Jo Leftridge and husband, Ken, as well as nieces, nephews, and extended family.

The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 noon, Friday, May 29, 2015 at Great Bridge Baptist Church, 640 Battlefield Blvd., S., Chesapeake. Rev. Calvin Corbitt will officiate. The interment with Full Military Honors will follow in the Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia. The family will receive friends from 6:00p.m. to 830p.m., Thursday at Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, Chesapeake.

Friends and relatives are invited to sign the online guest book at

Arrangement information provided by Mahn Funeral Home.


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