John was a resident of Perryville and was employed as a machinist by T.G. America in Perryville.
Survivors include two daughters, Kaitlin and Mollie Doerschlen of Steele; his former wife, Tammy, of Steele, his parents, Ray and Jacqueline Doerschlen of Bloomfield; three sisters, Jennifer Whitaker and Sheri Parks of Bloomfield, and Suzy Halsell of Memphis, Tenn., also many nephews, neices aunts, uncles and cousins who will miss him dearly.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Bill Pennington officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield.