John Edward Tasker, 87, of McHenry, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital. Born on December 24, 1932 in Vindex, MD, he was the son of the late William and Lula (Stewart) Tasker. John proudly served in the United States Army and was retired from the Garrett County Roads Department. He was a member of the McHenry Volunteer Fire Department and volunteered with Accident EMS.
John is survived by his wife, Cleta R. (DeWitt) Tasker; two children, Connie Michaels and husband Jeff of Oakland, George E. Tasker and wife Anne of Pocomoke City, MD; grandchildren, Sherri Parsons and husband John of McHenry, Shelly Tasker and companion Steve of Pocomoke City, Trevor Moats of Pocomoke City, Zachary Moats of McHenry, Cheyenne Moats of McHenry, Abigail Daniels of GA, and Andrew Daniels of FL; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gene Tasker; and a daughter-in-law, Christina Tasker.
In accordance with John’s wishes, he will be cremated and no services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be directed to his wife, Cleta Tasker. The C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., Oakland has been entrusted with arrangements.
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