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John Andrew Schoffstall

November 21, 1978 — April 12, 2020

West Terre Haute

John Andrew Schoffstall, 41, of West Terre Haute, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 4:10 a.m. in Union Hospital.

He was born November 21, 1978 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Rex Schoffstall and Patricia “Trish” Allsup Schoffstall.

John was a firefighter with the City of Terre Haute, serving at Station 5C. He was a member of the Local #758, the Pipes and Drums Band with the Fire Department, the Indiana Association of Firefighters and the New Goshen Volunteer Fire Department. John also owned and operated The Deer Barn, LLC, a NRA member, an Archery Trade Association member (ATA), volunteer coach for West Vigo Youth Football and a volunteer softball coach, but mostly, John was a dedicated father and husband.

John was preceded in death by his grandparents, John Andrew and Annie Meadlo Schoffstall and Johnny and Noma Allsup.

He is survived by parents, Rex and Trish Schoffstall;  his wife, Jennifer Dugger Schoffstall; his son, Jake Schoffstall; his daughter, Jaidyn Schoffstall; his adopted daughter, Janelle Sullivan; his father and mother-in-law, David and Marsha Dugger; his sister, Kim Kane and her husband, Chris; his nephews, Dalton and Garrett Kane; lifelong neighbor, Kenny Holdaway; several aunts, uncles, cousins, his Terre Haute Firefighter Family, all of his football boys and countless friends.

Services will be held Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. outdoors at West Vigo High School, 4590 West Sarah Myers Drive, West Terre Haute, Indiana.  Funeral Services and Viewing will take place in the parking lot of the high school. In order to honor John’s life while practicing social distancing, we ask that you stay in your vehicle. Pastor Chris Wilbur, Pastor Bob Roush and Pastor Gary Foust will be officiating; burial will be in Pleasantview Cemetery. Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd Street, West Terre Haute, Indiana was entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes memorial contributions to the John Schoffstall Memorial Fund, C/O First Financial Bank.   For those who are unable to attend, you may visit Fitzpatrick Funeral Home’s Facebook page to watch the service via livestream.   Online condolences may be made at:

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