ECHSNER, JOHN T. JR., 79, of Louisville, died April 16, 2012.
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John was a Louisville native.
He was a graduate of St. Xavier in 1951. He served in the Army from 1951 to 1953, spending most of his military time in Japan. Upon his return he attended Bellarmine College and graduated in 1957 with a bachelors in accounting. At St. Raphael he was a parish council member and was Treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 42. John was also a Eucharistic Minister at St. Raphael and St. Pius X.
He is survived by his daughter, Vicki Anne; three sons, John Gregory, David Anthony, and Stephen Joseph; a brother, Tommy Echsner, Sr.; and nine grandchildren.
The family wants to express their deep gratitude to friends and family for their support, prayers, and kind thoughts during his illness.
Visitation will be at Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Friday from 2-8 p.m. John's funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Pius X, 3521 Goldsmith Lane, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Apr. 18 to Apr. 20, 2012