Thursday, March 8, 2018

John Warth (March 1, 2018)

John Warth, 84, of New Paris, passed away on March 1, 2018 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana.

John was born on August 12, 1933 in Georgetown, Kentucky, the son of the late James and Myrtle (Morris) Warth.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Carole (Holsapple) Warth; and his brothers, James and Gene Warth.

John served his country honorably in the United States Air Force from June 16, 1958 until August 15, 1962. He was employed as an air traffic controller in Indiana and Michigan, and then was employed at Belden in Richmond from 1968 until retirement in 1995. John enjoyed watching horse races, sports and loved his cats and dogs.

John is survived by his sisters-in-law, Shirley J. Warth of Richmond, Indiana, and Helen (Holsapple) Roberts and William Clark, both of Eldorado; his nieces, Sherryl (Warth) Nuzum of Kennesaw, Georgia, and Deborah (Warth) Van Winkle of Hagerstown, Indiana; his nephews, Jeffrey Warth of Richmond, Indiana, and Timothy Warth of Florida; and several great nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 PM on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Tribute Funeral Homes, New Madison Campus, with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow in Monroe Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 11 AM to 1 PM, at the funeral home.

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