John C. Settle, Jr. “Junnie,” 84

Published 1:09 pm Monday, June 17, 2024

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John C. Settle, Jr. “Junnie,” 84, of Wilmore, went to rest in the arms of his Lord on May 24, 2024. He was the husband of Evalina K. Settle for over 65 years.
He was born in Louisville, KY to Rose Mary (Wills) Settle and John C. Settle. He was brother to Fred, James, Pearl and Jerry.
He served in the Navy and throughout his life worked as an electrical lineman & foreman, a mall facilities director and primarily a Realtor Broker. He moved his family to Wilmore in 1972 and truly made this community his home. He was a member of the Wilmore Presbyterian Church, where he enjoyed participating in local missions projects and served as an Elder.
John had a special ability to gather friends and a desire to serve others; his capacity to care for those in need had no limits.
He is survived by his wife, daughters, Elizabeth Collins and Anna (Byron) Schick and son, John H. Settle. Also by 8 grandchildren, James, Sterling, Elizabeth (Greg), Bailie, Robert, Zach (Hana), Catey and Sydney (Aaron) and 5 great-grandchildren, Addison, Luke, Riley, Evan and Jasper.
The family will greet friends at Wilmore Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 21 from 5-7 pm and on Saturday, June 22 from 9:30 to 10:30am, prior to the service.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 22 at 11:00 at the Wilmore Presbyterian Church.
The interment of his ashes will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery with Military Honors on Monday, June 24 at 10:00.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Wilmore Presbyterian Church or the Gary Sinise Foundation. Hager & Cundiff is privileged to serve John’s family. Sign his Guestbook at

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