John DeBrath Compton
  • 90 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 22, 1925
  • Date of passing: Feb 10, 2016
Let the memory of John be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, John Compton, 90, born on April 22, 1925 and passed away on February 10, 2016. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Margaret Crouch on 23rd May 2017

"David and I miss John, his kindness and generosity are treasured examples of a fine man greatly loved by everyone who knew him.
Rose, your steadfastness is only matched by John's - thank you for being such a true friend to him."

This tribute was added by Rose Perius on 14th May 2017

"For friends and family:
  Life Celebration at Seaside Beach, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. 4 p.m.
     Dinner, Las Olas, across Hwy 101, following

Remember the best times, the laughter, the song,
The Good Life he lived when he was strong.
His Life was a blessing, his Memory a Treasure,
Loved beyond Smiles, Missed beyond Measure"

This tribute was added by Rose Perius on 24th April 2017

"You are with me, big time.  You taught me so much.  Still laughing with you! You celebrated life as few know how to do!  To your great spirit."

This tribute was added by Jerina Page on 22nd April 2017

"The deceased  live on in the memories of the living and the lessons we have learned from them that we pass on. ."

This tribute was added by Gwynne McLaughlin on 12th February 2017

"Holding thoughts of this kind and gentle man today. John you are missed and your memories cherished by all."

This tribute was added by Bettina Ledesma on 11th February 2017

"Grateful for the privilege of sharing these precious memories, images, moments of John, his friends, family, and all who knew him. Albeit we shared with him a brief time, a loving, cheerful, kind person, will be always remembered. Companion Souls we are."

This tribute was added by Jerina Page on 10th February 2017

"The memories remain the best tribute to a life well lived."

This tribute was added by christina gere on 22nd April 2016

"Celebrating the eternally jolly spirit of Uncle Johnny on his BDay today!"

This tribute was added by Hiro Teva on 22nd April 2016

"Tonton Tony as we knew him in Tahiti was a kind spirit, always had a good spirit and always showed kindness; thank you Aunt Rose for sharing all these pictures, he will forever live in our hearts and our memory.  He is now with our great grand father Eric Debrath, his mother Gloria, his son, my great grandmother Irene.  May they watch over us as we are left here without them."

This tribute was added by Diane Cincotta on 1st March 2016

"A true friend for 54 yrs - kind, gentle, generous, never an unkind word, his laughter filled the room. We have lost one of the best there is on this planet.  John will always be in my heart -  so missed!
Rose, love you so much for giving John the very best years of his life.
Such a beautiful tribute!"

This tribute was added by Laura Creek on 29th February 2016

"John struck me as a true Gentleman. The two of you were so easy to be with and if you left the room Rose, John held that space of ease and grace until you returned. I'm grateful for the time we shared, though I wish it was more. Thank you Rose. Sending love your way."

This tribute was added by Jerina Page on 27th February 2016

"Of the many notable acts John performed, the one I know most is that he made my dear friend Rose happy."

This tribute was added by Maryl Ice on 27th February 2016

"Thank you for sharing your memories.  John was a sweetheart and I will miss him. So sad for your great loss!!"

This tribute was added by Sonja Bonner on 27th February 2016

"Dear Rose- I didn't know John very well, but I liked his humor and pleasant manner. This is a lovely tribute to John, that all of his friends can reflect upon & add their own words. Thank you. I am so sorry for your loss. XO"

This tribute was added by Cindy Rankin on 26th February 2016

"Lovely Tribute Rose!! Love Gwynne's wedding day photo!! RIP John you were loved !! Cin"

This tribute was added by christina gere on 26th February 2016

"Thank you so much Rose - such a wonderful treasure trove of photo memories! He was so lucky to be a member of your family!! So sorry for your & the whole family's loss! XO"

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