August 12, 2021
John Edwin Overing, 94, of York, died Sunday, Aug. 8, at Lincoln, Neb. He was born Nov. 1, 1926, at Red Cloud, to Edwin James and Nina (Simmons) Overing.
He graduated from Red Cloud High School in 1944. John enlisted in the Army in 1944 and was stationed at Ft. Collins, Colo., Camp Hood, Texas, Corvallis, Ore., and Ft. Sam Houston, Texas.
He was discharged in 1946 and attended the University of Nebraska and graduated with an agricultural engineering degree in 1950. He taught classes to veterans at Bradshaw High School from 1953 to 1955. He was employed by the U.S. Department of Agricul...