John Ham, 66, of Sullivan, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Sullivan, on Feb. 27, 1951, to the late Ralph E. Ham and Edith Pauline (Huff) Ham.
John was a 1969 graduate of Sullivan High School, and a lineman for Win Energy. He was a member of the American Legion, Shifters Car Club, enjoyed woodworking, stained glass, old cars, antiques, forestry; attended Crossroads Community Church and a previous member of Graysville Masonic Lodge. John had received the Conservation Farmer of the year from Sycamore Trails RC&D Forestry Organization.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda (Mason) Ham, whom he married March 20, 1970; sons, Jeffery (Shirley) Ham and Kent (Carrie) Ham, both of Terre Haute; a brother, Randy (Susan) Ham of Sullivan; sister, Jean (Stan) Skubis of St. Charles, Ill.; grandchildren, Abbi Ham, Mason Ham and Ava Ham; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends.
John's wishes were to be cremated, a celebration to honor his life will be held at a later date.
Published on April 15, 2017