John Mark Weddle, 62, of Roanoke, Va., passed from this world on Sunday, June 30, 2019. He went ahead up the trail to get the fire going for his surviving family. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Tommy, and mother, Evelyn. Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Matthew and Andy, from his marriage to Marsha. Also surviving are two siblings, sister Sue, and brother Terry, and a daughter-in-law, Katie (Andy). The family will honor his memory on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 3:00 pm, at Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton.