JOHN EBERSOLE STERLING-John Ebersole, 82, of Sterling died Thursday September 10, 2020 at Rock River Hospice and Home of Sterling. John was born September 9, 1938 in Sterling the son of Raymond and Christina (Lewis) Ebersole. He married Nancy Ebersole on August 17, 1963 at East Jordan Church of Sterling. John was a very passionate farmer in the area for many years. He was most proud that he was able to pass down his legacy to his children and grandchildren. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Sheldon (Julie) Ebersole of Sterling, Steven (Lindsay) Ebersole of Chadwick; one daughter, Cara Lee Ebersole of Tucson; one brother, Calvin Ebersole; four grandchildren, Nikki, Eric, Lilly, Wyatt Ebersole. He was preceded in death by his daughter LaVonne Ebersole. Private Burial will take place at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial has been established.