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Obituary: John Lee Andrew, Madison


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ohn Lee Andrew, 68, of Madison, died at 12:01 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.

Born Nov. 22, 1945, in Madision, he was the son of John H. and Juanita Brinson Andrew. He married Judith Elaine "Judy" Gilmore June 13, 2000, in Madison, Indiana.

Survivors include his wife; his mother, Juanita Brinson Andrew of Madison, Indiana; his two stepsons, Andrew A. Hammond and his wife, Lisa, of Scipio, Indiana, and Mont E. Hammond of Scipio, Indiana; his stepgrandchildren, Jake, Breanna, Kaylee, Albrey, Jenny and Gary; his stepgreat-grandchild, Tony; two brothers, Cliff Andrew and his wife, Jan, of Madison, Indiana, and Mark Andrew and his wife, Cindy, of Madison, Indiana; three sisters, Linda Liter and her husband, Field Wayne, of Bedford, Kentucky, Kathy Gore and her husband, Mark, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Susan Lizenby of Flower Mound, Texas; his uncle, John Jaynes of Madison, Indiana; his sister-in-law, Verna Summerville and her husband, Marvin, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin; his brother-in-law, Michael Gilmore and his wife, Georgetta, of Columbus, Indiana; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, John H. Andrew, who died, July 9, 1988; and a stepgrandchild, Heidi Hammond.

John was raised in Madison and was a 1963 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He was inducted into the United State Army in 1965 and was honorably discharged in 1971. He worked early in life at the Gulf Station in Madison for Bobby Ralston, then was employed as a machinist with Cummins Engine Company in Columbus for 35 years, retiring in December 2000.

 

He enjoyed golf, reading, swimming and playing pool. He was a member of North Madison Christian Church, Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana, with Brother Bob Hicks and Brother Robby King officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens, 9306 North U.S. 421 in Madison, Indiana. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

A final military salute will be conducted on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, with military honors to follow.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to North Madison Christian Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's Web site at www.morgan-nay.com.

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