John R. Tuley, 71

John R. Tuley, 71, of Winamac, IN went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 2, 2020.  He passed away at home surrounded by his family.   John was born on December 20, 1948 in Logansport, IN to the late John Martin and Dorothy Jane Chamness Tuley.  On March 11, 1967, he married the love of his life and soulmate, Nancy Shepherd, in Knox, IN.  John was retired from Plymouth Tube in Winamac after 47 years.


John enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, gardening, canning, mowing, mushroom hunting, and floating the river.  He also enjoyed bluegrass and country music.   John loved a good drive in the country with Nancy, especially driving by the kids’ houses.  More than anything, John loved his wife and family.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.


He is survived by:

Nancy Shepherd Tuley, Winamac, IN Wife          

John Wayne (Mary) Tuley, Raeford, NC Son

Beverly S. (Vick) Daugherty, Winamac, IN Daughter

Kenny E. (Samantha) Tuley, Ripley, IN Son

Becky L. (Kenny) Davis, Winamac, IN Daughter

17 Grandchildren: Latricia, Shawn, Patrick, Patricia, Christopher, Devin, Joshua, Austin, Patrick C., Zachary, Portia, Bailey, Kenny, Jr., Joshalyn, Nicholas, Taleasha, and Steven

20 Great Grandchildren

6 Step Great Grandchildren

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

John Martin and Dorothy Jane Chamness Tuley, Parents

Casin Michael Dean Tuley, Infant Great Grandson

Judith Ann Stigall, Sister

Tracy Allen Stigall, Infant Nephew



Visitation will be from 4-7 PM EDT Monday, July 6, 2020 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

Burial will take place at Winamac Cemetery in Winamac, IN.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

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