John Sidelinker, 82, of Lookout Mountain passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He was welcomed into the arms of Jesus around 3 p.m.
John was born Aug. 17, 1935 in Bangore, Me., son of the late Urban and Mary Sidelinker. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. John loved golf and working with his hands. He will be missed greatly by those who love him and will continue to keep his memory alive.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Alice Sidelinker, and children Ronnie, Ricky, Danny and Sandy Pierce.
Survivors include his loving and cherished wife of thirty-eight years, Barbara Sidelinker, brother Richard Sidelinker and sister Estelle Pearson; children Susan (Hal) McKaig, Trenton; Debbie (Gary) Roberts, Birmingham, Al.; John (Leighann) Sidelinker, Salsberry, NC; Rick (Sue) Sidelinker, Akron, Oh.; Diane Lieving, Chattanooga; grandchildren Josh (Sara) McKaig, Lauren (Andrew) Jones, Anna (Joe) Strickland, Tina, Melissa, Dea Temper, Monica (Brian) Brasher, Ryan (Cassie) Lieving, Jeron (Wanda) Lieving, Adam Sidelinker and Emily, Ashley (Kevin) Bremer; great-grandchildren Reghan, Levi, Logan, Kerra, Adam, Will, Deanna, Gabriel, Bailey, Aiden, Payton, John, Ava, and Jatlas.
John was a member of the Rising Fawn Baptist Church where the family will have a Celebration of Life on Oct. 7 at noon, with Pastor Tommy Crider officiating the service.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, please make donations to (The Dream Foundation), 1510 Thornton Ave., Dalton, GA AMEDISYS HOSPICE.
Please leave your thoughts and prayers at www.moorefuneralhometrenton.com
Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.