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John Maddy

GHENT, Ky. — John Mark Maddy, 63, of Ghent, Ky., passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Kentucky.

He was born March 17, 1950, in Spring Valley to Walter Gordon Maddy and Leda Mae Askren Maddy. He grew up in Sheffield and graduated from Western High School.

He was an entrepreneur and businessman. He also designed websites for businesses and individuals. He served in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1972.

Surviving are his wife, Marvel Maddy of Ghent, Ky.; one son, Brian Maddy of Des Moines, Iowa; one daughter, Renae Maddy of Des Moines, Iowa; two stepsons, Chad Marshall of Arkansas and Leo Marshall of Tennessee; one stepdaughter, Colette Lasack of Wisconsin; three grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; three brothers, Wayne Maddy of Ohio state, Dale Maddy of Wisconsin and Joel Maddy of Illinois; six sisters, Rebecca Maddy, Vivian Roffey, Barbara Carper, Mary Newman, Alice Maddy and Clair Cook, all of Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Larry and Paul Maddy; and one stepson, Curt Marshall.

A Celebration of Life will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Avanti Restaurant, 238 Main Ave., Clinton, Iowa.

Memorial contributions can be directed to the Hope Foundation.

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