John Pelham, age 72 of Portland. A loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on December 21, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Palmer and Louise Pelham, and his son-in-law, Randy Briley. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Linda Pelham; children, Buffey Briley, Dana (Chuck) Carter, David (Rebecca) Pelham; grandchildren, Bailey Briley (Zack) Trobaugh, Kalie Carter, Tanner Carter, Brady Briley, Macy Carter, Logan Pelham, Finley Pelham; brother Steve (Linda) Pelham. A gathering of friends and family will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Saturday December 23 from 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.