John Alan Getchell, 72, of Westfield, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019. He was born on December 20, 1946 to Otis and Evelyn (Stark) Getchell in Aurora, Illinois. His parents precede him in death.
John proudly served in the United States Army; he is a Vietnam War era veteran. He grew up on a farm in Naperville, Illinois. John was a quiet and gentle soul who loved to help others. Most importantly, John loved his family, and his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Gail Getchell; children, Matthew (Theresa) Getchell, Tonya (Brian) Hummer, Debbie (Jason) Lindsey, Joe (Amy) Getchell, Jon (Esther) Getchell, and Kayla (Derrick) Shannon; siblings, Jim Getchell and Jeanne Caughren; 19 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, in Noblesville, with Rusty Kennedy officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle, VA 22172. You can donate online at: https://www.toysfortots.org/donate/Default.aspx
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18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle VA 22172