John A. McIlwain, 60, of Indianapolis, passed away Dec. 28, 2017, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 16, 1957, in Anderson. He graduated from Anderson High School and had lived in Indianapolis most of his life.
He had worked at Miller Veneers in Indianapolis.
He enjoyed collecting basketball and baseball cards, gardening and sports cars.
He is survived by his adoptive mother, Maxine McIlwain; his brothers and sisters, Suzanne Dines, Jenny Kottler, Dan Morrow, Kathy Flanigan, Donna Rogers, Patty Grizzle, Jim Hepfer, Anna Johnson, David McIlwain and Marilyn Stump; several nieces and nephews; and also was a father figure to a special nephew, Dewane Fleener.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene McIlwain, Beulah Leach and Keith Hepfer; two brothers, Michael Stapleton and Keith Hepfer Jr.; and nephew, Patrick Flanigan.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory with Rev. Mike Weber officiating.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.brownbutzdiedring.com.
Published on January 9, 2018