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John D. "Dave" Nesbit, 72, of Farmersburg, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at 2:50 a.m., in his residence. Dave retired after 25 years as a maintenance mechanic with the Hoosier Energy Power Plant. He was born Aug. 27, 1945, in Vigo County, to George Nesbit and Esther Leota (Borders) Nesbit.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Barbara (Lucas) Nesbit; a daughter, Heather Rettig (Don) of Greenwood; grandsons, Gavin and Braden Rettig; a brother, Charles Nesbit (Edith) of Anderson; and several nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Carolyn Curtis; and brothers, Leon, Bob, Jack and Don Nesbit.
Dave was president of the White River Field Trial Club and loved raising English Pointer bird dogs. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves.
Visitation will be from 1 until 3 p.m. Sunday Nov. 5, 2017, in the chapel at Farmersburg Westlawn Cemetery, with funeral services in the chapel at 3 p.m. with Jim Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that, for those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Wabash Valley. Online condolences may be left at:
Published on November 3, 2017
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