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John Michael Piodos, 25 years old, of Milan, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan.

John was born June 19, 1996 in the Phillipines to Cecil and Albina Piodos; they survive of Milan.

He married Ericka (Escobar) Piodos, and had a daughter, Alaia Piodos, both of the home. Other survivors include brothers, David Piodos of Milan, Lunar Piodos of the Philippines, Clark Piodos of the Philippines, and Celestial Piodos of the Philippines; a sister, Irene Piodos of the Philippines; mother-in-law, Yanira Vctoria Rodriguez and father-in-law Jose Gerardo Hernandez, both of Honduras; special friends, Les and Lora Jackson of Trenton; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

John came to the United States in 2010, becoming a naturalized citizen in 2018. He graduated from Milan C-II High School in 2016 and attended college at NCMC. He then started working at Smithfield up until August when he became too ill to work. John loved to sing and play guitar. He enjoyed basketball, going fishing, and travelling. He most enjoyed spending time with his daughter.

A visitation for John will be held 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, Saturday, January 8, 2021, at Schoene- Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Milan. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 with a graveside following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Milan.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.