John Wyrick

MARSHALL – John A. Wyrick, 80, of Marshall, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at his home. He was formerly employed at Quaker Maid and retired from Public Service Indiana.

A service honoring his life is 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Pearce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Lewis officiating. Cremation follows. Visitation is from noon until the service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Wyrick was born March 21, 1937, at Terre Haute, Ind., the son of Quincy and Eva Francis Wyrick.

Surviving are his wife, Etta M. Shreve Wyrick; two daughters, Brenda Kay (David) Belt of Casey and Suzette (Tim) Kimmel of Plainfield, Ind.; grandchildren, Derek Belt, Brigett Belt, Justin (fiancée Caroline Diamond) Kimmel and Brittany (Joel) Stubblefield; great-grandchild, Nolan Lee Stubblefield; stepson, Tony (Marie) Zachary and a step great-grandchild, Annabella Messina.

Mr. Wyrick was an avid NASCAR and Tony Stewart fan. He was a member of Marshall Lodge #133 AF & AM and served on the Marshall Township Fire Department for many years.

Memorial donations may be made to Livingston Cemetery Association.

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