John Pipes, 73, of Greencastle, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at his residence.
He was born June 7, 1939 in Dayton, Ohio, son of the late William H. and N. Francis Crosby Pipes.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Groveland, and the Cluster Buster Hot Rod Club.
He was a supervisor at Allison's, retiring after 30 years of service.
John's love was hot rod cars. He spent his entire retirement building and showing his hot rods. His cars were in many calendars and magazines.
Surviving are companion, Terry Snodgrass; sisters Marilyn (Buster) Rogers of Brownsburg and Janet (Bill) Jones of Greencastle; and brother Jack (Peggy) Pipes of Continental, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jamie.
Friends will be received from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 at Porter Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at Porter Funeral Home with Harlan Kincade officiating.
Interment will follow in the Jamestown IOOF Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.porterfuneralhome.us.