Police Officer John Edward Overpeck (1957-2021)

Police Officer John Edward Overpeck 

John was born June 30, 1957, in Middletown, to Harold and Dorothy Overpeck.  He graduated from Middletown High School

John then served in the United States Air Force.

After he returned home, John joined the Lemon Township Police Department as a Patrolman.  Later, he joined the Butler County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff.  Finally, he joined the Fairfield Township Police Department as a Patrolman and retired from there.

Deputy Overpeck suffered from Leukemia and congestive heart failure.  During March 2021 he underwent chemotherapy treatment, but died in Colorado Springs on May 29, 2021, at the age of 63.

He was predeceased by his brothers, George Overpeck and Walter Overpeck.  Deputy Overpeck is survived by his daughter, Erin Overpeck; grandson, Jackson Vance; and brothers, Don Overpeck and Jim Overpeck.

A memorial service for friends and family will be held in Ohio at a later date.


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One thought on “Police Officer John Edward Overpeck (1957-2021)

  1. Thank you for your years of dedicated service and may you Rest in Peace!

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