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John Philip Stover

August 29, 1942 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 78)

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John Philip Stover, age 78, of Arcadia, IN passed away Friday, October 16, 2020 at his home with his family at his side.

He was born August 29, 1942 at Minneapolis, Minnesota to Robert Lee and Pluma Ethel (Graham) Stover. His parents preceded him in death.

John was a graduate of Jackson Central High School with the Class of 1960.  He then joined the U.S. Navy, honorably serving his country from 1960 to 1964.

John was an electrician and soon became self-employed, servicing the central Indiana area.  His company was known as Stover Electric Company.

He was a member of Cicero Christian Church and the Jackson Township Plan Commission.  He also attended Legacy Church. Leisure time would find him fishing, camping and traveling. But most of all he treasured time spent with his family, especially enjoying his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He married Shirley Ann (Fennell) Stover on March 31, 1961.  She survives him.  Additional survivors include a son: Jeffrey Alan (Lori) Stover of Frankfort, IN, daughter: Jodi Ann (Stover) Witham of Sharpsville, IN, brothers: Robert Stover of Arcadia, IN and Dan Stover of Buefort, SC, sisters: Sharon Buchanan of Raleigh, NC and Cathryn Clemans of Vale, AZ, grandchildren: Justin, Clayton and Chase Stover, and Heather Schulenburg, great-grandchildren: Ada and Emery.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN 46034, with burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery near Arcadia, IN.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M.  Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project. You may send condolences at 

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October 20, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hartley Funeral Homes
209 W. Jackson Street
Cicero, IN 46034

Funeral Service
October 21, 2020

11:00 AM
Hartley Funeral Homes
209 W. Jackson Street
Cicero, IN 46034


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