John Dennis McAtee

March 18, 1982 - March 9, 2015

03/18/1982 - 03/09/2015

On Angel’s wings, John Dennis McAtee, 32 passed on Monday, March 9, 2015 at The Nevada Hospice Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

He was born March 18, 1982 in Wheeling, West Virginia a son of Charles R. McAtee and Mary M. Hostasa Burris.

John graduated high school and a graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University, Class of 2004. He was an excellent gymnastic competitor and vocalist. He moved to Las Vegas, Nevada and excelled as a performer and choreographer at the Rio Hotel and Casino.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John Hostasa and his paternal grandparents, William Charles and Virginia McAtee.

Surviving in addition to his father, Charles R. McAtee of Shadyside and his mother, Mary M. Randy Burris of Wheeling are his loving maternal grandmother, Mary Hostasa of Wheeling, beloved two brothers, J.R. Charles Tabitha McAtee of Shadyside and Joe Jena McAtee of Bellaire, three uncles, John Hostasa of Columbus, Mike Debbie Hostasa of Thornville and Bill Judy McAtee of Blairsville, PA. Also seven cousins, Matt, Erika, Brad Jon Thomas, Chase, Rachael, Wendy and twelve nieces and nephews, the Jim and Karen Kelly family and Roann Wojcik family. The family would like to extend a special blessing and thank you to Jeffery Schwimmer and many of John’s other friends.

At the request of the family there will be no visitation. A memorial service for family and friends will be held on
Monday at 2 pm at the Chapel in the Powhatan Cemetery in Powhatan Point, Ohio with Rev David Roberts officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Valley Hospice, Inc. 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, Ohio 43943 or the OR & W Fire District, 4210 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio 43947.

Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio.

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Joan Hendershott-Kerr
8 years ago

Dearest John,

Your soul is pure white and your heart is pure gold. You never stopped smiling. Your zest for life was contagious. You will always be the little boy that I came to visit on my trips to Shadyside. I love you and I know that you are in heaven and are still smiling. I look forward to joining you someday, my darling boy! Love, Aunt Joan

Michelle Sterling/Mary Maurer
8 years ago

He was caring,made me laugh at his jokeswhich he was great person for that.Sorry for your loss.Stay in touch.

Becky Ruskowski Dunn
8 years ago

I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. John was one of the best friends I ever had. No words can express how much he will be missed. I have so many memories growing up with John which I will hold dear. I have never met anyone more full of life who never gave up on his dreams. Heaven has truly gained another angel.

Vanessa Panepucci
8 years ago

I’m so very sorry to hear of John’s passing. I went to high school and cheered with him. He was a wonderful guy. My condolences and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.

Eileen Vitale
8 years ago

So sorry to hear about the loss of Johnny! Sending prayers to your family.