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September 26, 2020

9/9/2020 12:39:00 PM
John O. Dillon Sr., 68, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home
John O. Dillion, Sr.
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John O. Dillion, Sr.

John O. Dillon Sr., 68, of North Vernon died at 10:11 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2020, at his son's residence.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Vernon Cemetery. Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services was entrusted with the arrangements.

Mr. Dillon worked for Brands, Jennings Water Company, and in maintenance for the nursing home. He enjoyed working in the yard and was an I.U. fan and a football fan.

Born July 17, 1952, in Paoli, Mr. Dillon was the son of Herbert Franklin and June Rose King Dillon. He married Mitzie L. Caudill May 26, 1983, in Vernon and she preceded him in death May 17, 2020.

Survivors include his children, Diana (Eric) Boardman of Hobe Sound, Florida, and Judy (James) Collett, and Johnny and Josh (April) Dillon, all of North Vernon; siblings, Herbert Dillon of Texas, Aaron (Jean Ann) and Janet Lee Linch, both of North Vernon, Joanna Crecelius of Hardinsburg, Jennie Grovero of Florida, and Jane (Darrell) Emily of Campbellsburg; grandchildren, Justin, Jessica, and Sumer Boardman, all of Palm Beach, Florida, Coty (Charity) Hicks, Brandon Strickland, Zach Collett, Jasmine (Brandon Ritchie), Tiffany (Justin Wooton), Jalen, Damon, Peyton, and Faith Dillon, and William Destefino, all of North Vernon; and seven great-grandchildren.  

Mr. Dillon was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and a daughter, Tanya Dillon.

Memorials through the funeral home to help with expenses.

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