John Fredrick Vermillion, 99, of Independence, Kansas passed away at Medicalodges of Independence on Monday, September 20, 2021.  Cremation has taken place under the direction of Potts Chapel and a Celebration of John’s Life will be held on Friday, April 1st, 2022 at 10:00 am at Potts Chapel to correspond with what would have been his 100th birthday. To leave the family a special message of condolence, please visit, www.pottsfuneralhome. com.