Jack L. Hercamp


Jack L. Hercamp entered eternal life on March 15, 2023 in Seymour IN surrounded by his family. Jack was born on September 4th 1951 in Seymour IN to Malcom (Mac) and Dorothy (Dot) (McKain) Hercamp. On September 27, 1981, Jack married Beatrice Acton in Waymansville, Indiana at St. Peters Lutheran Church.

Jack is survived by his wife Bea, and son Cody (Karra) Hercamp. Other survivors include, a brother James Hercamp of Indianapolis, and Sandra DeSpain of Greenwood. Jack also survived by brother in laws Allen (Bev) Acton, Bill (Debbie) Acton, Carol Johnson, and Brian (Shelley Rubio) Acton, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother in-law Charles and Betty Acton, brother-in-law Jim Johnson, brother-in-law Robert DeSpain, and sister-in-law Brenda Hercamp.

Jack graduated from Seymour High School class of 1971. He served in the National Guard for 6 years. He was a past member of St. Peters Lutheran Church Waymansville, where he was confirmed, and an active member of Zion Lutheran Church Seymour, where he served as an usher, and on various boards. He was a member of Lutherans Men Chorus, played in the Lutheran Dartball league, and was an avid bowler in Seymour and currently bowled at the Columbus Bowling Center. Jack also served on the Hamilton Township Fire Protection District board.

Jack was employed with Harley Bag/Union Camp, Travomatic, and was instrumental in getting Cerrowire running in Crothersville. In 2017 Jack retired from NTN in Columbus.

Jack never met a stranger and was known by many. If he could make you smile his day was made. He enjoyed watching many sports that his son played, following Cody’s graduation from high school, Jack continued to support his nieces and family friends in their youth sporting events. Jack loved cheering for his Indiana Hoosiers!

Visitation will be on Friday, March 17, 2023, from 3 pm until 8 pm at Voss and Sons Funeral Service and 9 am until time of the service at 10 am on Saturday March 18, 2023, at Zion Lutheran Church in Seymour. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or School, Hamilton Township Volunteer Fire Department, or Donor’s Choice.