John M. Brocklehurst, 70, passed away on March 12, 2018 in Indianapolis with his loving family by his side. John was born to Irvin Eugene and Martha Ellen (Best) Brocklehurst on September 29, 1947. John had a wonderful sense of humor, he loved to tease and joke with people. John was a member of the Fairfax Christian Church, where he served as a Deacon and an elder. John was an US Army veteran, where he served fourteen months in Vietnam. His greatest passion was probably fishing in Canada. John enjoyed playing golf in previous years. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 295 where he was an active member and served in an office. He was stubborn yet generous, he always was willing to lend a hand to those in need. John loved to spend time with his grandchildren, he was a wonderful husband and father. John was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin Eugene Brocklehurst and Martha Ellen (Best) Brocklehurst. John has left to cherish his memory his loving wife, Sharon (Hammons) Brocklehurst, two sons, Brian Brocklehurst (Jen), Bradley Brocklehurst (Emily), two daughters, Melissa Brocklehurst Seether (Eric), Sarah Johnson, one brother, David Brocklehurst, two sisters, Jean Ann Jones, Mary Brocklehurst, and eight loving grandchildren.
John will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Fairfax Christian Church, 602 N. Berwick Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46222. It will be from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM with the funeral service immediately following at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 295.