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John Renner Jr.

March 3, 1927 ~ January 28, 2020 (age 92)

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John Renner, Jr., age 92, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 at Ascension

St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel, Indiana.


He was born in French Lick, Indiana on March 3rd, 1927 to John Henry Renner and Lillian Marie (Mitchell) Renner.


John married Jo Anne Stackhouse and she survives.


He was preceded in death by his parents and (1) Sister – Dorothy Willard.


John was a member of the Springs Valley United Methodist Church, Life Member of American Legion Post 76, Power and Communications Contractors Association, where he was a past president, and one of the founding members of French Lick Municipal Airport, where he was a multi-engine instructor.


He proudly served his country in the United State Army in World War II as a Master Sergeant.


John was founder and operator of United, Inc. and had worked most of his life starting and managing construction companies. 


He enjoyed flying, traveling, fishing, spending time with family and especially loved the time and special bond he had with his son.


John is survived by:


Wife                                                                 Jo Anne Renner                                  French Lick, Indiana


(1) Son                                                             Don Renner (Barbara)                         French Lick, Indiana


(2) Grandsons                                                 Brad Renner (Jenni)                           Bloomington, Indiana

                                                                        John Renner (Haley)                          Tucson, Arizona


(2) Great-Grandsons                                       Austin and Connor




The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Dennis Adams and Rev. Doug Finney on Friday, January 31st, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana.  Burial will follow in Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli, Indiana.



Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday, January 31st, 2020 at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home.


In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Ames Chapel Cemetery Fund, c/o Ryan Barwe, 6487 W. County Rd 175S, French Lick, IN 47432



Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432.

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January 31, 2020

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Funeral Service
January 31, 2020

2:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

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