The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

February 18, 2014

Jackie Derold 'Jack' Lightle

The Commercial-News

---- — VEEDERSBURG, Ind. — Jackie Derold “Jack” Lightle, 73, of Veedersburg, passed away 8:45 a.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at St Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Jack was born Nov. 8, 1940, in Veedersburg, the son of Derold and Mary (Baird) Lightle.

He married Judith Dale “Judy” Moschel Oct. 6, 1961, in Bethel Park, Pa.

Surviving family include his mother, Mary Lightle, Veedersburg; wife, Judy D. Lightle, Veedersburg; two daughters, Kelly (Mark) Mitchell, Veedersburg, and Karen (James) Robertson, Brownsburg; sister, Betty Jo (Kenneth) Canfield, Kingman; and four grandchildren, Andrew Mitchell, Trent Mitchell, Kelsey Robertson and Justin Robertson.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Jack graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1958. After graduation he served his country in the United States Marine Corps for three years. He was employed at Harrison Steel in Attica for 44 years as a cost analyst, retiring in 2005. He was a member of the Sterling Christian Church.

Over the years he enjoyed fishing, I.U. basketball and watching TV westerns. More than anything, he loved and enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Sterling Christian Church in Veedersburg, with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Burial will follow service at Rockfield Cemetery, with military honors provided by American Legion Post 288.

Memorial contributions may be given to American Diabetes Association or American Leukemia Society. Online condolences at

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