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John Robert “Big John” Lescalleet

Date of Death: March 6, 2020
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Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Saturday 3/14, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Saturday 3/14, 5:00 pm

Memorial contributions may be made to:

American Heart Association
4217 Park Place Court
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060-9979

Stephens City Volunteer Fire and Rescue
P.O. Box 253
Stephens City, Virginia 22655

520 8th Avenue
Floor 7
New York, New York 10018
ATTN: Linda Tiramani

John Robert “Big John” Lescalleet, 70, of Stephens City, Virginia passed away Friday, March 6, 2020, at his home. John was born in 1949 in DuBois, Pennsylvania, son of the late George and Marion Lescalleet. He graduated from Penn College of Technology and retired from Vulcan Materials in Elkton, Virginia as a heavy equipment mechanic.Continue Reading

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Frances Wiles left a message on March 14, 2020:
I have never met Big John but came to know of him through my son, Ashley Wiles. When Ashley came to the Dulles Facility of Alban Tractor he was just out of the Penn College heavy equipment program. No surprise, when it was learned of Ashley's formal education there was some disdain. Big John befriended Ashley and really became a mentor to him. showing him things that were gained from years of on the job experience. I am under the impression that he was greatly respected by the others in the crew and justly so. Even when John had retired he was still an important person to my son. I am sorry for your loss and want you to know that I, by extension that am sadden by his passing. Blessings to him, you and your families. Frances Wiles
Lisa Lisa Ashcraft left a message on March 13, 2020:
Love you Dad...give Momma a big ol’ hug from me XO
Robert Pisaneschi left a message on March 11, 2020:
To my friend and mentor big John. Your memory and words will live in my heart forever. As the young guy you mentored and taught during the Pennsylvania coal boom days when we worked together at Highway Equipment, I will always hold you in my memory as truly one of the greatest mechanics who ever lived. I will always treasure those days when we crawled around in the mud under those bulldozers together and all the fun and laughs we had. Thank you for everything you taught me and instilled in me. It served me well throughout my life and is a tribute to the great man you truly were. Rest in peace Big John, I will never forget you..........
Annie Curtis left a message on March 10, 2020:
Carrie, My thoughts and prayers for you and your family. I will keep your Dad in my prayers and light a candle for him at church. Stay wonderful. Annie Curtis
Burt Hall left a message on March 9, 2020:
Big John was a incredible man and one heck of a mechanic. Always willing to help out and share his wealth of knowledge to others and always teaching us younger guys what he knowed. You will be missed Big John RIP
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Francine Wunderlich left a message on March 9, 2020:
Carrie, Chad and Andy, I was so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. May he live on in your hearts as he joins your mom for eternity. Peace be with all of you. Love, Your cousin, Fran
Momma Breeden left a message on March 9, 2020:
We will miss you! RIP John.
Kay Nelms left a message on March 9, 2020:
Thoughts and prayers for your family!
Kristie Boron left a message on March 9, 2020:
In memory of John Robert "Big John" Lescalleet, Kristie Boron lit a candle
Kristie Boron left a message on March 9, 2020:
Dear Carrie, Chad, Andy and family... We are so sorry you are going through this heart break once again. I wish there was something we could do to take the pain away ?. Know that dad and I are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers! Love, Kristie Boron and Frank DeLarme
Nicole Holmes left a message on March 9, 2020:
Carrie and family, I am a former colleague of Carrie’s. I truly and sincerely send my condolences on the loss of you father. I am praying for comfort during this time of grieving.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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