John Allen Yaw, 44, of Hopewell, passed away Saturday March 16, 2013 at his residence following a long illness.
He was born May 27, 1968 in Cambridge the son of John Dale and Lois M. Martin Yaw of Hopewell. He was a graduate of West Muskingum High School Class of 1986 and The Ohio State University. John was previously employed by Chemical Abstracts of Columbus as a chemical analyst. He also was a research scientist, chemist and artist.
John is survived by his parents, sister: Michelle McDonald, niece and nephews: Ian McDonald, Jonathan McDonald and Madalyne McDonald all of Zanesville and several aunts and uncles.
There will be no public services and a caring cremation has taken place.
Bryan & Snider Funeral Home 2318 Maple Ave is assisting the Yaw family.
Memorial contributions in Johnâ€™s memory may be made to The Animal Shelter Society, Inc. 1430 Newark Road Zanesville, OH 43701.
To share memories and messages with the family, visit Johnâ€™s memorial page at www.BryanSniderFuneralHome.com