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John W. Allcorn Jr., 73, of Blue Mound, Kan., passed away Aug. 10, 2016, at Prescott Country View Nursing Home after a long illness. John was born Oct. 23, 1942, in Osawatomie, Kan., to John William and Norma Ruth (Murray) Allcorn Sr.

After graduating from Osawatomie High School, John served two years in the U.S. Air Force. On July 14, 1962, John married Jane Ellen Crozier. They had two sons Adam Wade and Andrew William.

John was an avid car nut. He worked for several car dealers in Osawatomie and Paola and as a mechanic for Amoco for 30 years in Miami County before moving to Blue Mound and working for Amoco in Mound City. He owned the car wash and storage in Mound City. John had several street rods, belonged to several car clubs and was a safety inspector for the National Street Rod Association. John retired from full time employment in 2007 after working 10 years for Linn County as a truck driver. John never met a stranger and loved to visit.

John was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Jane, of the home; two sons Adam and Andrew, both of Blue Mound; three sisters Shirley Fultz, Jeannie Angler and Donna Andrews and husband, Arthur, all of Olathe, Kan.; two granddaughters Mallory and Hannah Allcorn; one great-granddaughter Nema Rose Tripp; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a celebration of life service for John at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Blue Mound Federated Church. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 a.m. until service time.

The family suggests contributions to John Allcorn Funeral Expense Fund in care of Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Mound City Chapel.

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