John Wesley "Jack" Woolley, 78, of Brazil, formerly of West Terre Haute, died at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2004, in St. Vincent Clay Hospital at Brazil. He was born Dec. 3, 1925, at Clinton, Ind., to Garnett Woolley and Myrtle Drake Woolley.
He had formerly been employed by the Terre Haute Gas Co. for many years. He was an Army Veteran of WWII and was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, both at Brazil.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and four brothers.
Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law, Karyn and Mike Gwyn of Terre Haute, Susan and Allen Holmes of Brazil, Janice and John Hunter, Beth and Lonnie Couch, and Cheryl and Jerry Keith, all of West Terre Haute; a stepson, Dennis Hooker and his wife, Connie of Florida; two sisters, Margaret Ramey of Dennison, Ill. and Joan Guess and her husband, John of Terre Haute; a brother, Robert "Bob" Woolley and his wife Arletha of Kentucky; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
According to his wishes, cremation has been scheduled. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Fitzpatrick-Pearce Funeral Home at 220 N. 3rd St., West Terre Haute, with Military Rites provided by VFW Post No. 6574.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time Saturday. Burial of the ashes will be at a later date in Bethesda Cemetery.