John Michael Farkas, 73, died in his home in Sanford, North Carolina on February 9, 2018 after a long battle with cancer.\n\nHe was born in Middletown, Ohio on January 5, 1945 to the late John Daniel Farkas and Mary Ann (Kaufman) Farkas. John is survived by Pam Farkas, his devoted wife of 30 years; son, Jeffrey (Tara) Farkas; daughter, Amy Seiber and stepson, Christopher (Deana) Manning. He was the proud grandfather of seven grandchildren: Justin, Lilly, Landen, Lola, Hadley, Harper and Hudson.\n\nJohn was extremely proud of his Hungarian heritage and loved to hunt ducks, fish and golf. He retired from ARMCO Steel and moved from Trenton, Ohio to Sanford, North Carolina for the warmer weather and to be closer to his children. John remained a lifetime fan of the Cincinnati Bengals and the Ohio State Buckeyes. He was a Vietnam War Veteran, where he served in the United States Air Force as an avionics technician.\n\nJohn was preceded in death by his brother, David "Tim" Farkas and is survived by Tim's wife, Beth; his brothers, Richard and his wife, Margie, Steve, Charles and sister, Mary Beth and her husband, Ken Johnson.\n\nVisitation will be on Saturday, February 17th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm with fellowship and sharing of our stories and love at 1:00 pm with a reception immediately after at the Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home, 6850 Roosevelt Avenue, Middletown, Oh 45005.\n\nCondolences may be sent to the family @www.bakerstevensparramore.com.