John Lee Wyant, age 53, of Lebanon, formerly of Atascadero, died Friday, October 27, 2017 at his home.
John was born December 13, 1963 in Paso Robles, California. He was raised in Atascadero, California. John moved to Lebanon, Oregon in 1992 from Paso Robles.
He had worked as a carpenter as a young man and had worked as a heavy equipment mechanic the past 18 years.
John enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, cars and doing gun smith work. John was a man with a big heart that would give the shirt off his back to anyone in need.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years Laurie, daughter Rose Ann Marie Wyant-Arp, adopted children Cyle Schroeder, Angela Jackola, Erin Henderson, Brittany Gandee all of Lebanon and Brandy Groce of Sweet Home, mother Lucy Wyant of Atascadero, brother Rick Wyant of LaPine, Ore. , sisters JoAnn Forzetting of Coalinga, and Carolyn McBurney of Santa Maria.
He was preceded in death by his son Casey Lee Wyant, brother Don Wyant and father Roy Wyant.
Private family services will be held. Huston-Jost Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the OHSU – Knight Cancer Institute or to his wife Laurie Wyant.