March 12, 2013
John William Felts passed away on February 20, 2013. He was 77.
A service will be held on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the Higgins Diggins Lion’s Club, Roy Peterson Building, 22490 East Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley, CA. It is a celebration of life potluck, bring your favorite dish.
Mr. Felts was born on January 1, 1936 in Santa Maria, CA to Lawrence Felts and Mary Ruth Waugh (Felts). John married Patricia Oberlin on November 22, 1958 in Ventura; CA. John joined the US Navy and was a quartermaster from 1955 to 1957. He was an economics major at Long Beach State. He was employed at JC Penney Company as a manager until he moved to Grass Valley in 1980. He owned a restaurant inside the Grass Valley Group. His favorite hobby was golf. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Felts; his daughter, Cristyn Page; and his son, Stephen Felts; as well as his grandchildren, Rachel Cantrell, Joshua Page, Nathan Felts, Annalise Felts, and Kyle Rawding; and his great-grandchildren, Jackson Cantrell, and Carter and Shayna Page.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Felts and Mary Ruth Waugh. Donations may be made to the John Felts Memorial through Tri Counties Bank, 709 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, CA 95945. Make checks payable to Patricia Felts – John Felts Memorial.
Arrangements are under the care of Chapel of the Angels.