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John Bloomer

January 20, 1929 — October 2, 2017

John Paul Bloomer, 88, of Eubank, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017 at his residence.

He was born on January 20, 1929 in Belleville, IN; son of the late Charles and Cordelia Bloomer. He was a power plant operator for the Chrysler Corporation for 30 years, until his retirement in 1984. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, where he served during the Korean Conflict, and a lifetime member for the VFW.

He is survived by his wife, Geneva J. Gadberry Bloomer whom he married on October 25, 1950; one son, J. Bryan & (Jamie) Bloomer; two daughters, Sheila P. & (Bill) Estep, and Sondra J. & (Steve) Papai; a brother, Robert "Bob" & (Martha) Bloomer; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Paul Reid Bloomer; four brothers, Carl Bloomer, Edward Bloomer, Earl Bloomer, and Jack Bloomer; and three sisters, Cordelia "Dee" Kersey, Peg Parsons, and Betty Lou Haltom.

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM Friday, October 6, 2017 at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Murrel Crockett officiating.

Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

A flag presentation will be conducted by a veteran of the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.

Visitation for Mr. John Bloomer will be after 6 PM Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund.

Service Details

Southern Oaks Funeral Home

Interment Details

Lakeside Memorial Gardens

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