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John Halsey

John Edward Halsey, 76, of Knifley, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at his home.

He was born July 23, 1942, in Coshocton, Ohio, to the late Jesse John and Anna Marie Batt Halsey and was also preceded in death by two children in infancy. John was a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Fort Wayne, Ind., a U.S. Air Force Veteran and retired as Material Manager for Fleetwood.

His survivors include his wife, Emily Jean Pilant Halsey of Knifley; two sons, Scott Edward Halsey of Covington, Tenn, and Shawn Halsey of Millington, Tenn.; two daughters, Sandra Jones of San Diego, Cal. and Susan Dancy of Memphis, Tenn.; two step-children, Stanley Thomas Pilant of Stanton, Tenn. And Nina Carol Booher of Campbellsville; nine grandchildren, Michael, Peyton, Eddie and Isabella Halsey, Sarah, David and Mark Jones, and Jamie and Julia Dancy; three step-grandchildren, Emily Faith Pilant, Allison Hope Pilant, Lauren Marie Booher; and 19 great-grandchildren.

At John’s request, there will be no public visitation or service

In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Knifley Christian Church, 7710 Elkhorn Rd., Knifley, KY 42753 or Sugarfoot Farm Rescue, 860 Sparksville Rd, Columbia, KY 42728 or left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.