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John O. Metzel

John O. Metzel, 77, Leavenworth, died of natural causes Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, in Melbourne, Fla.
A native of Louisville, born Aug. 26, 1928, he was the son of the late Carl John and Anna Scott Metzel.
He was retired from the Dept. of Defense Mapping Agency in Washington, D.C., was a past president of the Order of Eastern Star in Maryland, and was a Shriner and an Army Air Force veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, the former Clare Marcello; a son, Stephen Wright; a daughter, Lynne Self, and a granddaughter.
Visitation: Tomorrow, Dec. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Friday, Dec. 2, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts: Brevard County Alzheimer’s Foundation, ‘Joe’s Place,’ 4676 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32935.