John Leslie Small, 69, Jasper

John Leslie Small, 69, of Jasper, died Monday, November 2, at his home. He was born in Huntingburg July 22, 1951, to Albert Jack and Kathleen (Wellemeyer) Small.

John was a realtor, pilot, and truck driver and enjoyed taking his kids and grandchildren for rides. He was a member of Holland American Legion Post 343, Huntingburg Jaycees, and the Huntingburg Optimist Club.

He is survived by one daughter, Kristina Oxley and husband Barry, Huntingburg; one son, Matthew Small and wife Jackie, Holland; two sisters, Connie Davis, West Lafayette, and Jackie Uebelhor and husband Eric, Ferdinand; two brothers, Jeff Small, Orange Park, Florida, and Kevin Small, Gilbert, Arizona; and two grandchildren, Brandon and Conner Oxley.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Kathy Small Brescher.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be shared at

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