John Ronald Wable, 84, of Fortville passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield. He was born in Anderson, IN a son of the late Jake Wable and Josephine (Reger) Dauenhauer.
John was a 1956 graduate of Markleville High School and was a veteran of the US Air Force. On August 23, 1958, he married the love of his life, Mary Sorg; they have been married for 64 years. John provided for his wife and family by beginning an entrepreneurship in the vending industry; he retired from vending following 45 years of service and then started a new business in concession trailers. He was a member of the Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church in Greenfield. John loved spending time with his family and enjoyed woodworking; he would often bless his family and friends with his woodworking creations.
John is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary (Sorg) Wable; son, Rod Wable; grandson, Randy; great grandson, Micah; grandson, Josh; daughter, Cheryl (Russ) Hammer; granddaughter, Cassie (Ryan) Halcomb; great granddaughter, Rylie Halcomb; granddaughter, Kiersten (Curtis) Robbins; half-sister, Lynn.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by step-father, William Dauenhauer; step-mother, Betty Wable; half-brother, Richard Wable and a niece.
Services will begin at 2:00pm Thursday, March 30, 2023 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with Rev. Steve Brackney officiating. Burial will follow at Mechanicsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00pm until the time of service on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be given to the Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church with envelopes available at the funeral home. You may express condolences or share memories of John at www.hinsey-brown.com.