John Allen Logsdon, 80, of Daytona Beach, Florida passed away Sunday Morning August 22, 2021, at AdventHealth in Ormond Beach Florida. He was born November 23, 1940, in Bloomington, IN the son of Allan and Cora (Evans) Logsdon.
He retired to South Daytona Beach, Florida in January 2000, after working at Otis Elevator for 35 years. Once retired, he worked security for special events at the Daytona International Speedway for 15 years. John belonged to the Loyal Order of Moose Bloomington Lodge #1081 since 1984 and the Moose Legion #90. He was part of Daytona Beach F.O.E. #4401 since1985. He was also a member of South Daytona Sons of the Legion #361, for 29 years. In John’s early years he enjoyed camping, boating, and fishing with his family, plus he enjoyed rabbit hunting, target shooting, and playing cards. In his later years, John enjoyed spending time at the racetrack, traveling back to Indiana to see his family (just to tease his grandkids and great grandkids), and caring for his parrot, Sassy, and his dog, Sparky.
John is survived by his wife of 29 years, Marvanna (Hays) Logsdon; His children, Cheryl (Tony) Gilliland of Bloomington, Joany Logsdon (Steve Wright) of Franklin, NC, John Jr. (Errin) Logsdon of Spencer, James (Andrea) McFarland of Bloomington, and Scott (Candance) McFarland of Bloomfield; His grandkids, Josh Mundy (Tiffany Cundiff), Brittany (Dustin) McClain, Amanda Gilliland (Chelsey Eads), Nathan Logsdon (Erica McCammon), LeeAnna Mars McFarland, Sarah Gilliland, Isaiah Del Fierro, Elijah Del Fierro, Logan McCollough, Danial Deckard, Jesse McFarland, Samual Logsdon, Audrina McFarland, and Eli McFarland; Great grandkids, Jack, Alden, Kaiden, Dallas, Connor, Rayah, Eliza, Emberliegh, and Rylen Ally (on the way). He is also survived by his sisters Mary Moore of Bloomington, Lois Carmichael of Carmel, Anabelle Huff of Indianapolis, Betty (John) Webb of Bloomington, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister Norma Branam.
A celebration of life will be held from 1pm-6pm on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Bloomington Moose Lodge #1081, 840 S Cory Ln, Bloomington, IN 47403.