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John William Ebert, Sr.

July 7, 1951 — March 5, 2020

John William Ebert, Sr., age 68, of Bristol, Tenn., Bristol, Va., and Reynolds Lake Oconee, Ga., passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020, following a heart attack.  He was a partner with Andrews and Kurth, LLC. in the Metropolitan D.C. area.  John was the President and Owner of Aero Air Cargo in the Miami International Airport.  He was Assistant General Counsel/Executive Vice President of Pivotal Energy.  Most recently he served as the President of ANGD, LLC., Appalachian Natural Gas Distribution Company and Cardinal Natural Gas.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Weigand Landis, and husband, David. 

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Cynthia S. Ebert; son, John William Ebert, Jr. of Asheville, N.C.; two daughters, Tema Gault and husband, Andrew, of Boseman, Mont. and Mary Herrera and husband, Diogenes “Dio”, of Bristol, Va.; seven grandchildren, Ryan Gray, Kyah Ebert, Bridger Gault, Hazel Gault, Berkeley Herrera, Hudson Herrera, and Olive Rose Hansgen-Ebert; three siblings: Ginny Horton of Scappoose, Oreg.; Dr. Karl Ebert and wife, Jacquie, of Moorestown, N.J.; and Mary Petrich and husband, Gary, of Evergreen, Colo.; and two doodles, Sam and Lewis.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, from 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service.  A memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, March 11th at 1:00 p.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 350 Euclid Ave., Bristol, VA 24201, with Fr. Chris Hess officiating.    

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Health, Philanthropy and Alumni Relations, P.O. Box 571021, Winston-Salem, N.C.  27157-1021, in John's memory.  

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guestbook.  The family of John William Ebert, Sr. is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, March 10, 2020

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Anne's Catholic Church

350 Euclid Avenue, Bristol, VA 24201

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