Jeffery Wayne John

Jeffery Wayne John, 44, a lifelong Shelbyville resident, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. He was born Dec. 13, 1970, in Shelbyville, the son of Larry Edward Sr. and Patricia May (Goforth) John.

Jeff graduated from Morristown High School in 1990. He attended Little Blue River Baptist Church. Jeff was a construction supervisor for Indiana Department of Transportation for 22 years. He enjoyed boating, four wheeling and camping.  He loved farming with his father and son.

Jeff loved life, family and his many friends. He had a giving nature, a good heart and wanted the best for everyone. Jeff was always ready for the adventures life brought his way.

Jeff is survived by his father, Larry Edward (Jean) John Sr. of Shelbyville; mother Patricia May (Jim) Huff of Ash Grove, Missouri; son Kiefer John (girlfriend, Angel Whitham and her son, Adien) of Shelbyville; grandmother Charlene John of Shelbyville; sisters Sheri (Chris) Yarling  of Fountaintown and Brenda Sue Seaborn of Shelbyville; brother Larry E. (Jessie) John Jr. of Manilla; stepsister, Julie (Ted) McMichael  of Greenfield; stepbrother Scott (Becky) Morgan of Knightstown; nieces Katie John and Tabitha Crisman; nephews Zach (Rachel) Crisman and Colt Andry; stepnephew Ross McMichael; stepniece Carie McMichael; two great-nephews and one great-niece. He also leaves behind his dogs, Harley and Rocky.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clarence and Edith Goforth; and paternal grandfather Frank John.

Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Pastor David Lee officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN, 46278.

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