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Welcome to the memorial page for

John Custer

November 10, 1932 ~ July 2, 2017 (age 84)

The Piano Brothers

John Custer, Jr., 84, died Sunday, July 2, 2017 at his Fairmount, Indiana residence.

John was born on November 10, 1932 in Hamilton, Pennsylvania, son of the late John W. and Gladys (Smith) Custer.  He graduated from Punxsutawney High School in Pennsylvania and also attended Taylor University for two years.   John served in the National Guard and was stationed in Germany while in the Army.  John retired as a supervisor from General Motors in 1988 where he had worked for 31 years.  John was a faithful member of Fairmount Wesleyan Church.  John had a passion for spreading the gospel through the Christian Motorcycle Association and the Gideon’s.  He raised over $62,000 for the Christian Motorcycle’s Run for the Son.  He had been a member since 1985.  Besides loving to spend time with his family and ride motorcycles he loved to hunt and cut wood.

John is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Donna S. (Hardin) Custer, children; Winona Farr, Jonesboro, IN, Beth (Bob) Bartlett, Tipton, IN, Vonda (Tim) Hanson, Marion, IN, Mike (Michelle) Moore, Fairmount, IN, Marsha  Campbell, Peru, IN, and Kimberly (David) Coxson, Hubbard, OH,  Sherrill (Rodney) Howard, Van Buren, IN., 20 grandchildren,  9 Great-grandchildren,  and  sister Helen Lewis, Sharon, PA.

John was preceded in death by his son Wesley Custer,  sons-in-laws, Paul (PK) Farr, Jr.  and Bob Campbell, brothers Glen and Wayne Custer, and sister Donna Hoover.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 415 S. Main Street, Fairmount, Indiana where visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 1-3 PM and 5-8 PM and 1 hour prior to service on Thursday at the Fairmount Wesleyan Church.

Funeral service celebrating John's life will be on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Fairmount Wesleyan Church, 304 N. Walnut Street, Fairmount, Indiana with Pastor Jeff Luedtke and Pastor David Coxson  officiating.  Burial with Military Rites will follow at Grant Memorial Park Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairmount Wesleyan Church for The Branch or Christian Motorcycle Association Run for the Son in care of the funeral home.

Memories and condolences may be shared at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
July 5, 2017

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Fairmount Chapel - Armes - Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services
415 S Main Street
Fairmount, Indiana 46928-1929

Visitation
Wednesday
July 5, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fairmount Chapel - Armes - Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services
415 S Main Street
Fairmount, Indiana 46928-1929

Visitation
Thursday
July 6, 2017

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Fairmount Wesleyan Church
304 North Walnut
Fairmount, IN 46928

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 6, 2017

10:30 AM
Fairmount Wesleyan Church
304 North Walnut
Fairmount, IN 46928


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