John Rod McPherson Sunday, September 2, 1928 - Thursday, March 30, 2017

John Rod McPherson passed away on 3/30/2017 in his home at Bethel Island, where he has been a resident for 30+ years. John Rod McPherson was born September 2, 1928 and grew up in Walnut Creek, CA. After attending High School he married his High School sweet heart Ruth Hemstock. He owned and ran a successful insurance business, L.H. McPherson insurance after serving time in United States Army 11th airborne division. His passions included horseback riding, parachuting, boating, motorcycle riding, and traveling. He is survived by his children Lorie Duarte, Donald McPherson, Nancy McPherson, and Greg McPherson, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and his beloved dog Freckles. He was loved by many and will be missed.