John R. Herron

July 22, 1943 ~ October 6, 2019 (age 76)


John R. Herron,76, of Bloomington, formerly of Churubusco, passed away on October 6, 2019, at IU Health Bloomington.

Born in Wolf Lake, on July 22, 1943, to the late Paul and Margie (Bherns) Herron. He spent his formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1961.

John married Margit (Benner) in Churubusco on September 16, 1967.

He was a member of the Bloomington American Legion. He was an avid woodworker and St. Louis Cardinals fan.

He worked as an engineer at Dana and then later retired from Hitachi in 2006, after 15 years of service.

John is survived by two daughters, Heidi Wells and Heather (Andrew) Kintz both of Fort Wayne; one son, Jon Paul (Daphne) Herron of Bloomington; six grandchildren, Zachary, Tyler, Hannah, Mariah, Max and Seth; three sisters, Rebecca (Luther) Gross of Churubusco, Victoria (Richard) Snyder of Wolcottville and Cynthia Arehart of Fort Wayne.

He is preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Herron.

Calling will take place at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home, 206 N. Main Street, Churubusco, IN 46723 on Friday October 11, 2019, from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, with calling also one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Services will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday October 12, 2019.

Burial will take place at Merriam Christian Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Rick VanHorn officiating.

Memorials to Fisher House Foundation.

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October 11, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
October 12, 2019

10:00 AM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Interment following funeral service
October 12, 2019

Christian Chapel Cemetery
U.S. 33 just east of State Road 9
Merriam, IN 46701

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