Jason Scott Alcorn, 48, of North Vernon passed away at 11 p.m. Thursday, December 10, 2015, at his residence.
Mr. Alcorn was a graduate of Jennings County High School. After leaving school, Mr. Alcorn enlisted in the U.S. Navy in July of 1986 where he served eight and a half years. His job in the Navy was torpedo weapons, serving aboard the USS Fulton in Groton, Connecticut. He enjoyed the Navy and the places that it took him. After getting an honorable discharge from the Navy, Mr. Alcorn went to work for Biehle Electric in December 1994, where he was employed for 21 years. Mr. Alcorn loved going to work and enjoyed the people he got to know. He enjoyed helping people most of all.
Jason enjoyed farming and working with his family, tending to his small farm in Hayden, camping and RZR riding with friends and family. Moving snow in the winter with his tractor always made him smile. Jason always had a positive attitude and an infectious smile. His motto was and still is “Life is good.”
Born Oct. 3, 1967, in New Castle, Indiana, Mr. Alcorn was the son of John and Judy Alcorn. He married JoAnna (Graham) Alcorn on March 21, 2015, at First Church of Nazarene in North Vernon; she survives.
Other survivors include four daughters, Quinlynn Alcorn, Raelynn Alcorn, Julie Chatham and Mackenze Alcorn all of North Vernon; parents, John and Judy Alcorn of North Vernon; brothers, Johnny (Carla) Alcorn and Joseph Alcorn both of North Vernon; grandchildren, Skyler Templeton, Phoenix Templeton, Bryden Alcorn all of North Vernon and Tracent Chatham of Deputy.
Mr. Alcorn was preceded in death by his son, Gregory Alcorn, grandparents, Fred and Eileen Bowne, Thomas and Ora Alcorn, James and Anna Mae Grabill.
A Funeral Service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, at the First Church of the Nazarene in North Vernon with the Rev. Caleb Reynolds officiating. Family and Friends may call at the First Church of the Nazarene from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service Tuesday.
Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in North Vernon with Matt Hester Post #2021 providing military graveside rites. Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon were entrusted with the care of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home to the American Cancer Society.
You are welcome to leave the family a message of condolence at www.dovesharprudicel.com.