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John William Brierley

September 23, 1950 — December 9, 2023

Crawfordsville

John William Brierley Jr, age 73 of Crawfordsville, passed away on December 9, 2023. He was born in Danville, Illinois on September 23, 1950 to the late John William and Georgia Elizabeth (Rison) Brierley.

John graduated from Georgetown High School and received an associates degree in auto diesel mechanics from Danville Junior College. John married the love of his life, Patricia Karen McMahon, on October 7, 1989. He worked at Wabash College as a custodian for 27 years. John had a passion for music and enjoyed going to concerts. Although he was a simple man, he enjoyed helping people, especially while working at Wabash.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years; two children, Heather Brierley and John R. Brierley; two stepchildren, Kevin Blue and Crista Blue White; seven grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Wanda Schmidt and James Brierley
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Yvonne Sherman, Paul Brierley, and Mary Anne Brierley

A visitation will be held at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Street in Crawfordsville on Thursday, December 14, 2023 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. A visitation will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1086 N 125 W in Crawfordsville on Friday, December 15, 2023 from 12:00 pm until the time of funeral services at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.SandersFuneralCare.com

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Friday, December 15, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

1086 North 125 West, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 15, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

1086 North 125 West, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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