John W. Bickle Jr.

July 28, 1972 - June 21, 2017


John W. Bickle Jr., 44, Hollidaysburg, died unexpectedly on Wednesday at his residence.

He was born in Hunting­don, son of the late John W. and Bertha E. (Keller) Bickle. On May 23, 2008, he married Lynn A. Knab.

Surviving are his wife, with whom he shared nine years of marriage; two daughters: Cassandra and Laura; a brother, Kevin and wife, Becky, of Huntingdon; three half-sisters; one stepsister; and two grandmothers: Lena Bickle of Hunting­don, and Alberta Foor of Mill Creek.

John was a 1990 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served for four years. He also served in the Army National Guard of Pennsylvania during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He retired from the PA National Guard.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing, gardening and traveling.

Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Pastor Herman Burks officiating. Military honors will be provided by Blair County Veterans Honor Guard. Interment will be in Monroe Valley Cemetery, Huntingdon County.