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John R. (Cheach) Wanyo, 71, of Moss Street, Plymouth, died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at home. He was born January 8, 1937, in Larksville, a son of the late Andrew and Mary (Chakan) Wanyo. He is survived by his companion of 31 years, Patricia Cosma; sisters Matilda Costa, Theresa Seman, Josephine Meletsky, Ruth Telnock, Helen Keene; brother Joseph Wanyo; children Wayne, Curtis, Cathy and Donna Wanyo; step-children Marion Cosma, Toni Cosma, Theresa Katcham; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister Mary Belinka and brothers Andrew and Steven. John worked as a truck driver and loved professional wrestling and Western movies on TV.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Piszczek-Desiderio Funeral Home Inc., 70 E. Main St., Plymouth. No calling hours.

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