John August Weisheit, 74, Morganfield, Ky.

John August Weisheit, 74, of Morganfield, Ky., passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, at his home.

He was born September 17, 1949, to the late Lucy and Walter Weisheit in Jasper, Ind.

John loved his dog, Elvis!

He worked at Farbest Foods for over 30 years. John enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards, throwing horseshoes and washers, camping, and setting off fireworks. John was passionate about his Dodge Ram truck.

More than anything, he was a loving father and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Richard Weisheit; his sister, Alice Ross, and his son, Walter Weisheit.

He is survived by five daughters, Cindy Yager and husband, Greg, of Morganfield, Ky.; Linda Hammel and husband, Michael, Jr. of Petersburg, Bertha Cochran and husband, Matt, of Francisco, Ind., Laura Frederickson and husband, Joel, of Jasper, Crystal Carter and husband, Josh, of Oakland City, Ind.; sister, Joyce Uppencamp and husband, Mike, of Ireland; 21 grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

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