John C. Lich III
87, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away Friday, February 15, 2013. John was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie (Davey) Lich; and his brother, James Lich. John was born on August 1, 1925 in Indianapolis to the late John C. and Mary Ann (Finneran) Lich. He was raised in St. Philip Neri Parish and graduated from Cathedral High School in 1943. John enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and proudly served his country in the Second World War. After returning from the war, he attended Butler University. He previously owned Simpson-Miller, Inc. Furniture Company and he founded JCL Display Associates, which he operated for the last 43 years. John was an Indianapolis Colts season ticket holder, and he was also a fan of Notre Dame, Butler and the Indiana Pacers. He was a member of St. Pius X Parish for the past 53 years and he was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. John is survived by his children, John (Nancy) Lich IV, Stephen Lich and Barbara (Brian) Fox. He is also survived by three grandchildren, John V, Spencer and Kathleen Lich. John was many things, but most of all he was a loving husband, father and grandfather. We thank you for being the patriarch of our family and we will remember your legacy by the outstanding inspiration you have provided. Rest in Peace Dad and Granddad. We love you.
Friends and family will gather on Monday, February 18th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. in the Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Pius X Catholic Church on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. You may visit http://www.leppertmortuary.com where you may share a memory with the family, sign the guest book, or in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church or St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.
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