John S. Karman

Born: 11/22/1942 Passed:

John S. Karman, age 78, of Perry Township, passed away on Sunday, June 27th, 2021 at Aultman Woodlawn Compassionate Care Center following a lengthy illness. John was born in Canton, Ohio on November 22nd, 1942 to the late James and Caroline Karman. John was a 1960 graduate from McKinley High School. John married the love of his life and best friend Becky Bungard on June 19th, 2004. John worked in sales management after retiring as a truck driver. He loved golfing, fishing, and bowling; he was a member of the Hall of Fame Lanes bowling leagues and averaged well over 200 for 50 of his 65-year bowling career.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brothers, Jim (Eleanora) Karman and Jerry Karman; sister, Trina (Mike) Spehar; sister-in-law, Debbie Bungard; brother-in-law Monte Moore; mother-in-law, Ellen Bungard; and fur baby, Peanut-Girl.

John is survived by his wife, Becky Bungard; his brothers, Ted (Betty) Karman, Harry Karman, and Micheal (Barbra) Karman; sister, MarryAnn (Rick) Lizer; daughter, Christine (Carl) Warnack; sons, JJ, Jamie, and Mike; step-son, Christopher (Andra); grandchildren, Jason, Joshua, Audrey, Nathan, Nicole, Michael, Austin, Ricky, Jamie, Scott, and Vanessa; father-in-law, Richard Bungard; sisters-in-law, Cathy (Mike) McCaulley and Carol Moore; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday July 11th, 2021 from 2-4 pm, at McCaulley residence: 5271 Aquarius St SW Canton, OH 44706. Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family online at

Heritage Cremation Society



6 Tributes to John S. Karman

  1. Angela (Karman) Covert says:

    Rest in peace Uncle Johnny.

    • Jeff and Bonnie gross says:

      Would like to offer my condolences to johns family bowled with John many years ago sorry for your loss !

      • Jerry Karman Jr. says:

        Dear Uncle John, you sent me band aids while you served in Vietnam which I still have, were a great bowler, gave me one of your 298 rings, which I wore through HS, bought me a fishing reel set when I was young, let me start your yellow Torino when I was 13, and turned me on to the Spinners, you’ll never be forgotten.

  2. Patty Spence Davis says:

    May he rest in peace

  3. Christine Karman Warnack says:

    I remember my Dad bought me a white portable record player for Christmas when I was 8. That was a good memory. RIP Dad.

    Thank you Nicole and Rebecca

  4. becky bungard says:

    Thank you for your thoughts

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