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John Henderson Carlisle, age 59, of Batesville, MS died Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born June 4, 1961 in Columbus, MS to the late Richard and Mary (Wigley) Carlisle. He was a retired shipping / receiving manager for Caterpillar in Oxford. John was a down to earth man who loved the simple pleasures in life. His joys included fishing, cooking, especially Bar-B-Q and steak. He was so proud of his cooking, he often posted pictures of his creations. But more important than his cooking, was his family, whom he loved very much.
Visitation is planned for Friday September 25, 2020 in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM. Services will follow at 2:00 PM in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Charles Reed officiating. Burial will be in Campground Cemetery with Bodi White, Randy Mills, Timmy Taylor, Randy Simmons, Chad Carlisle, Devin Carlisle, and Austin Carlisle serving as pallbearers.
John is survived by His Wife, Susan Carlisle of Batesville, MS; one daughter, Rachael Carlisle of Goodlettsville, TN; two brothers, Leslie Carlisle of Goodlettsville, TN, Richard Carlisle of Water Valley, MS; and one grand-daughter, Tynleigh Murphy.
As well as his parents, John was preceded in death by one sister, Marcia Carlisle.
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