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John Allen "Johnie/Red" Ervine
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1921
Fayette County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1957
Fayette County
Indiana, USA


John Allen Ervine, 36, died at 11:25 P.M. Saturday, August 17, 1957, at Fayette Memorial Hospital of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident south of Brookville on U.S. 52 at 2:15 a.m. Saturday. After trying to pass a Greyhound bus, his motorcycle struck a gate post, throwing him several feet in the air and thru tree branches, both legs were almost severed. The motorcycle was demolished. Both legs were amputated between the knee and ankle in an attempt to save his life.

Johnie was born March 7, 1921 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana to John C. and Lillian Ennis Ervine. During World War II he served with the Armed Forces in Europe with the Army Air Corps. While in the service and stationed in Sleford, England, he met his future wife, Ina. Johnie and Ina were married on Nov. 6, 1944 in Sleford. Johnie worked at Stants Manufacturing as an Assitant Foreman. He loved cars and riding his motorcycle.

Besides his wife, the former Ina Smith, he leaves two daughters, Agnes and Barbara, at home; his father John C. Ervine; a sister; Juanita Friend; Grandmother, Minnie Ervine; nephew and niece. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Lillian Irene Ennis Ervine, who died in May, 1955 and maternal grandparents and paternal grandfather.

Services will be held at Myers Funeral Home, Wednesday, August 21,1957 with Elder Franklin Fowler of the Seventh Day Adventist Church officating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery.

Ralph "David" Short (1965 - 2011)

G. Juanita Brown

Mary Effie Ennis
Nathaniel Oscar Ennis
Andrew A. Ervine
Minnie Hopkins Ervine

Family links: 
John C. Ervine (1896 - 1969)
  Lillian Irene Ennis Ervine (1903 - 1955)
  Williamina Wallace Smith Ervine (1919 - 1991)
  John Allen Ervine (1921 - 1957)
  G. Juanita Ervine Brown (1923 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Dale Cemetery
Fayette County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Agnes
Record added: Jul 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94013087
John Allen Johnie/Red Ervine
Added by: Agnes
John Allen Johnie/Red Ervine
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John Allen Johnie/Red Ervine
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Merry Christmas in Heaven Daddy! We love and miss you!
- Agnes and Barbara
 Added: Dec. 24, 2013
Happy "Heavenly" Thanksgiving, Daddy. You are loved and missed!
- Agnes and Barbara
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013
This month marks 56 yrs. since your death. Barb and I still love and miss you. (((((HUGS)))))
- Agnes
 Added: Aug. 22, 2013
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