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John Wesley Vermillion II

April 28, 1958 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 62)


John Wesley Vermillion, II age 62, of Indianapolis, IN passed away July 7, 2020 at his home.

He was born April 28, 1958 at Indianapolis, IN to John Wesley and Clara Jeanne (Goodin) Vermillion-Wheeler.  His parents preceded him in death.

John was a graduate of North Central High School at Indianapolis.  He was a young man with broad interests that included many areas of technology.  He also was a talented woodworker, making several furniture items.  John had an affinity for nature and just enjoyed being in the great outdoors.

He married Susan Elizabeth (Nicholls) Vermillion on October 12, 2017 and together they enjoyed boating, fishing and camping.  Those who were closest to him related that he was a kind and caring man.

Survivors include his wife, Susan, a sister Cathy (Jim) Clark of Indianapolis, cousins, Gilbert Davis and Edith Barton and nephew, Ryan Denton.  

A celebration of life is planned at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611, or online at:

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