John Sons age 83 of Campbellsburg

John Sons age 83 of Campbellsburg


John Sons age 83 of Campbellsburg passed away Saturday, July 22 at Harrison Springs Health Campus.

Mr. Sons was born December 13, 1933 in Salem, Indiana the son of George and Elsie Hughes Sons. He was a member of Cornerstone Family Church. He enjoyed singing gospel music, fishing, reading, and spending time with his grandchildren.

John is preceded in death by his son; Michael Allen Sons in 2014. He is also preceded in death by his brother; Alfred Sons, and sisters; Bertie Sturgeon, Bonnie Sons, Fern Sturgeon, Louise Sturgeon, and  Mildred Clark, one grandchild:  Phillip Sons and his parents. He retired from the United Sates Air Force and Cummins Engine Company.

He is survived by his wife:  Yvonne Espy Sons,  they were married January 29, 1977.  He is also survived by his sons; Mark Anthony Sons (Lavada) and John Matthew Sons both of Rushville, Joseph Lynn Sons (Tiffany) of Salem, Timothy Lee Sons (Heather) of Floyds Knobs, and Paul Brian Schaefer of Palmyra. He is also survived by his daughter; Melissa Ann Smedley (Jim) of Salem, brothers; Ronnie Sons (Phyllis)  and James Sons (Bonnie), 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, July 28 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hop Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home and Friday from 9 A.M. until time of service.