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  1. SAMANTHA PIERCE
    November 6, 2018 @ 1:37 pm

    John was such a wonderful neighbor. I could sit and listen to him tell stories for hours. He will be deeply missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Johnnie and Carl and all of his family. You have lost a great man!

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  2. Amber(Cozort)Redburn
    November 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

    Johnnie, Carl, and the Deidiker Family,
    We want to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family upon the loss of John. I will always hear in his voice in my head from listening to the radio growing up here in West Plains..Wonderful memories of him. Also, he was a Huge Supporter of Corby which we greatly appreciated. Each one of you will be in our daily prayers/thoughts. May God comfort, encourage, and support each one of you through this difficult time. May God bless each one of you.
    In Christian Love,
    Tim, Amber(Cozort) and Corby Redburn

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  3. Royce and Julia Hopkins
    November 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

    So sad to hear of John’s passing .. may God comfort you in your time of sorrow.
    Many Blessings,
    Royce and Julia Hopkins

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  4. Keith & Nita Weaver
    November 6, 2018 @ 7:20 pm

    Johnnie Sue and Carl Ray,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you…

    For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.” (1 Thessalonians 4:14)

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  5. Steve Shemwell
    November 6, 2018 @ 7:28 pm

    I am so sorry to hear this news. Mr. Deidiker and his entire family are such wonderful people. I heard him so many times announcing the Zizzers. My condolences. Prayers of comfort and peace for the entire family.

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  6. Hassel and Alice Vandergriff
    November 7, 2018 @ 2:18 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. We will be thinking of you and praying for you.

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  7. Bob Arnold
    November 7, 2018 @ 6:47 pm

    Johnnie, Shirley and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of your special helpmate. Our prayers go up for you and your son Carl. We are so thankful that you have your sister Katie and her husband Dave to help you and Carl through these difficult times.

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  8. Aaron Sims
    November 7, 2018 @ 8:41 pm

    Sorry to hear of the passing of one of the finest radio news men I ever heard, knew, or worked with. I will forever remember hearing him on the 12:15pm news as a youngster and then having the honor to work with Johnny Deidiker as part of my first job at KWPM. He gave me sound advice to enjoy what I was doing; it was easy to tell he loved his profession.

    Prayers for comfort to the entire family.

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  9. Charlotte Hale Hensel
    November 8, 2018 @ 8:09 am

    Jim and family, Heart felt thoughts and prayers for you and your family in the passing of your brother John. We were neighbors for many years with fond memories. Time and distance does not change our memories, they transition with us. May you and your families find peace and comfort knowing John lived a life well lived.

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  10. Barbara Alsup
    November 8, 2018 @ 11:02 am

    Johnnie and Carl,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. John has been such an important voice in our community for many years. He will be missed! My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God grant you peace and comfort.

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  11. Kathy Weldon Langston
    November 9, 2018 @ 3:36 pm

    Dear Johnnie and Family, We were so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Will always remember his voice from the radio and Larry has many fond memories of him from high school. So glad you have Katie close. May God comfort you in this time. Much love, Kathy

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  12. Mike and Diana Pace
    November 9, 2018 @ 8:08 pm

    Our deepest sympathy. We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. We have many fond memories of John from his radio days. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

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  13. Bud and Marie Nale
    November 10, 2018 @ 9:33 pm

    So sorry about your loss. John was a great guy and will be missed by many. Our prayers are with you and your family.

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  14. Sharon Neathery
    November 13, 2018 @ 2:19 pm

    John was a devoted radio man and he will me missed by many. My prayer
    and sympathy to the family.

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  15. Byron Decker
    November 16, 2018 @ 11:11 am

    Sorry for your loss. I feel privileged to have had the chance to know John. I’ll always remember him as having a smile, and a joke or a story that would make you smile too. This time of year, I always remember working a Christmas morning shift at KWPM. John surprised me by coming in to help with the morning news casts. We ditched the usual news intro that morning in favor of “Sleigh Ride”, and John started the news with a hearty Ho Ho Ho! My prayers are with you.

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