MITCHELL John T. Fleener, 69, 676 VFW Road, Mitchell, passed away at 12:13 p.m. Thursday, September 4, 2008, at his residence.
Born May 15, 1939 in Evansville, he was the son of Elder William A. and Inez Elsa (Hopper) Fleener. He married Sue Ann Chastain December 23, 1961.
He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. He was a technical engineer and was employed at RCA from 1964-69 and the Burroughs Company from 1969-84. He retired June 18, 2004, from Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial after having also served at Wayne Hoosier National Forest in Bedford and Marietta, Ohio. John was a member of the Lost River Primitive Baptist Church.
Sue A. Fleener, Mitchell
Cynthia Louise Fleener, Mitchell
Penny Sue Roach, Carol Stream, Illinois
Rebecca Jane Murphy South and husband, Henry T., Rockford, Illinois
Timothy W. Moody
Terri Nicole Hamilton and husband, Thomas
Katrina Jo Roach
Callie Amanda Roach
Maggie Sue Fleener
Adam J. Roach
His parents, and half brothers: Aarol, Frank, and Elmer T. Fleener, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 7, at Lost River Baptist Church with Elder Jesse Motsinger and Elder Ernest Motsinger officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home and from 1:30 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the church.
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