2013-02-12 / Obituaries

John P. Wampler, 80

John P. Wampler, age 80, of Amo, passed away early Monday morning in the Mill Pond Nursing Home, in Greencastle, Indiana. Born November 8, 1932 in Gosport, Indiana, he was the son of John W. Wampler and Lois (Allee) Wampler. He married Avery Hirt and she survives.

John had served in the Army during the Korean War. He worked for over 50 years in Home Improvement. He was a member of the Stilesville Christian Church and his hobbies included sitting at the Amo General Store and woodworking.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include 3 daughters, Julia Matlock and husband, Bill, Stilesville, Jennifer Greeson and husband, Kelly, Amo, and Laura Ward and husband, Bill, Amo; a son, Jim Wampler and wife, Cindy, Zionsville; grandchildren, Joshua Glaze, Brownsburg, Sarah Hibdon and husband, Casey, Brownsburg, Cassie Greeson, Amo, Nicholas Greeson, Amo, Jason Wampler and wife, Tess, W. Virginia, Hillary Tomblin, Amo, Mary Tomblin, Amo, Trent Tomblin, Amo, Zachary Wampler, Zionsville, and Bennett Wampler, Zionsville; six greatgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, son, John W. Wampler, and brothers, Thomas, Don, and Dave Wampler preceded him.

Funeral services were held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, at the Bousley-Hays Funeral Home, with Pastor Shelly Zook officiating. Cremation followed.

Internment will be at a later date in the Amo Cemetery. www.bousleyhaysfuneralhome.com.

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