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John Russell Paige, 78, formerly of Grandma Barnes Rd. Nashville, IN, passed away April 24, 2013 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Mt. Vernon, Illinois to the late Richard and Corinne Paige.
John married Hattie Moreland on Aug. 23, 1952.
He graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor degree in Business in 1969. John retired from Indiana Department of Employment and Training Services for the State of Indiana after many years of service. He also was a Korean War Veteran serving as an MP in Seoul, Korea.
John is survived by his daughters Karen Paige, of Greenwood, and Meme (Richard) Anderson, of Nashville; son-in-law, Patrick O’Daniels, of Nashville; grandchildren, Jennifer Bodayla, Sue Diaz, Adi Rosebrock, John Hettick, Kristi Hettick, Lisa Reynolds, Nick Maze, Haley Maze and Hannah Maze; step grandchildren, Tiffany (Gage) Jewell and Chris Anderson; many great-grandchildren; and brother, Bill (Connie) Paige, of Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Paige; son, John Paige; daughters, Patricia Hettick and Annie O’Daniels; brother, Richard Paige; and sister, Betty Jo Abbott.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Biloxi, Mississippi.