Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

October 5, 2013


Oct. 4, 2013

John G. Eggers of North Salem died Friday at his residence. He was 69.

Born April 21, 1944, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Harold and Marybell Heckathorne Eggers. He married Carla Jones on Sept. 24, 2010. She survives.

Mr. Eggers was a member of North Salem Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge. He worked for Yellow Freight for 25 years and for Smith Trucking. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, dancing, and was a fan of western TV shows.

Also surviving are a son, John Thomas Eggers and his wife Melissa of Frankfort; step-sons, Craig Jacks of North Salem, Todd Dinkel of Clear Water, and Cameron Dinkel of Virginia Beach; brothers, Bill Eggers of Greencastle and Robert Eggers of North Salem; sisters, JoAnn Grennly of Amo, Peg Cavender of North Salem, Joyce Roberts of Montclair, and Sue Smith of North Salem; and grandchildren, Michelle, Karly, Kayla, Madison, George, Cohen, Cameron, Kristin, Emily, and Abigail.

Also preceding him in death were his first wife, Diann Eggers; a daughter, Tammy Bicknell; a son-in-law, Tony Bicknell; and grandson, Jonathan Eggers.

Services are 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at North Salem United Methodist Church with Pastor Ann Spahr officiating. Burial will be Oct. 11 in Fairview Cemetery, North Salem. Visitation is for three hours prior to services Oct. 10 in the church.

Porter Funeral Home, Jamestown, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.porterfuneralhome.us.