John Francis (1948-2022), of Ocala, Florida passed away at home on Saturday, March 26, 2022. John was born in Rockford Illinois the second child of Frederick A. Francis and Patricia (Angeleri) Francis. John worked lifelong in the printing industry. He had many interests, boating, motorcycling with the Honda Gullwing Club, and tooling around in his restored Datsun 280Z. John was a carefree man who was easy to be around. In addition to his parents, he was pre-deceased by his brother Ted Francis and his sister Esther Ann Heine (James). Survivors include his sister Maria Francis (Marc Swenson) and his brother Fred Francis (Connie Prindle). His nephews Anthony M. Francis, Joseph Francis (Melissa) as well as Heather Francis, Ted Francis. John will be cremated at the Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation Society in Ocala, Florida. Please contact John’s family for information on internment and celebration of life ceremony.