**** NOTICE **** Mr Wardlaw’s memorial service has been postponed until further notice due to the COVID-19 precautions
John Campbell Wardlaw, Sr., 85, of Spencer, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2020 at the I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital. John was born on March 30, 1934 in Terre Haute, to John C. Wardlaw and Marchess Edith (Stephens) Wardlaw. John was an Eagle Scout and graduated from Shortridge High School in Indianapolis. John received his Masters Degree from Indiana University and graduated from Purdue University where he belonged to the fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi. He then served his country proudly as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne. John was a professor of Economics for Indiana University, Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and St. Mary's of the Woods, in Terre Haute. John was a broker-developer and owned J. C. Wardlaw Real Estate in Spencer since 1980. John loved his family dearly and always enjoyed discussing politics and a wide gamut of subjects.
John is survived by his wife, Janet B. (Bever) Wardlaw, whom he married on May 3, 1958, children, Lynne Davidson Wardlaw and Sally Bourden, John Campbell Wardlaw, III, niece, Holly Stewart, grandchildren, J. McKaila Wardlaw, Cally E. Wardlaw, Connor Allen Wardlaw, sister-in-law, Cynthia Wardlaw, nephew, James H. Wardlaw, nieces, Melissa and husband Edward Harmening, Rebecca and husband Michael Boyer, and daughter-in law, Terri Wegner.
John was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister, and brother, James Stephens Wardlaw.
A celebration of life will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Spencer Presbyterian Church, 154 North Main Street, Spencer. Pastor David Lee will officiate. Friends and family will gather from 10:00 AM until the time of service on Saturday.
Arrangements provided by West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer.
In lieu of flowers, John would have liked donations to be made to the Heifer Project at www.heifer.org.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.westparrishpedigo.com.
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