John Staples, 77, passed away on Monday at his residence. Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home of Church Hill. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bowser cemetery. Everyone wishing to attend is asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m.