John Vernon Vetzel
Departed August 11, 2022 in West Melbourne, Florida
John Vernon Vetzel, 83, went to be with the Lord, August 11, 2022.
John was loved very much by family and friends. He is survived by his daughter Angela (Jeffery) Hardin; brother Carroll (Renee) Vetzel; and sister, Ramona Cowart. He is also survived by three grandchildren Jeffery, David, and Jonathan Hardin; one great grandchild Landon, and his former wife Judith Vetzel.
John, known to his family as Vernon, was a veteran of the United States Army. He also worked as a salesman and a truck driver. Vernon loved spending time in or around airboats, fishing, and competing with his friends and family playing billiards. Vernon was the self-proclaimed “King of Billiards.” He also loved spending time with his family at gatherings playing cards and rooting for the Miami Dolphins.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, 1010 E. Palmetto Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32901. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.