John L. Borman '67
John Lawton Borman passed away on February 7, 2018 at OSU Ross Heart Hospital
Born on June 27, 1949 in San Francisco, California to Col. Robert and Phyllis (
Butler) Borman. Survived by sister and brother-in-law, Joanne and Skip Duncan.
Nieces, Beth Duncan (Rob Lynskey) and Cathy (Corey) Steinke. Great nephew Robby
Lynskey and Great niece Luna Steinke. Also by cousins Patty Vander Dussan and
Cathy Flynn. Also survived by many friends and family.
Employment was at Argo and Lehne jewelers for several years and he retired from
Wendy's restaurant at Kingsdale. He also worked for Upper Arlington Veterinary
Hospital. John had recently volunteered at the Upper Arlington Senior Center.
With 32 years of sobriety, he still actively attended and participated in
several AA meetings a week. He developed many lasting friendships from AA. His
passion was old cars. He loved to build model cars, with special interest in the
cars of the 1950s. John was very outgoing and never met a stranger. He loved
telling stories about his life. As an Army brat, he travelled quite extensively
as a child. He was well liked by many people- from every aspect of his life.
The family wishes to thank the OSU Hospitals for their wonderful care during the
last few months. Everyone who cared for him did a wonderful, caring job. A
memorial service will be held 3 P.M. Monday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church,
2001 Northwest Blvd., Pastor Steve Wachtman officiating. Private interment at
Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Upper Arlington
Senior Association, 1945 Ridgeview Rd., Upper Arlington, OH 43221. Online
condolences may be made at www.deyodavis.com.