John Moorehead was born on May 27, 1941 in Greenwood, Mississippi. He came to Gary as a young child with his family, attended the Gary Public Schools and graduated from Froebel High School, Class of 1960. He was employed with the United States Steel Corporation Gary Works and retired after 41 ½ years. He confessed Christ at an early age and later became a faithful member of St. Timothy Community Church where he served as president of the May Birthday Group, Member of the Men's Choir and Men's Fellowship. John departed this life on November 11, 2017. He leaves to cherish his memories: devoted and loving wife, Shirley Stallworth- Moorehead, sons, Kevin Moorehead and Jonathan Moorehead, 5 grandchildren sister, Joyce McClain and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with family hour from 6-7:00p.m. Homegoing Services, Monday, November 20, 2017 at 11:00a.m. all services held at St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Avenue, Gary, IN. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.
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Published in Post-Tribune from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19, 2017.