American Veteran 04

John Theo Gust

October 4, 1954 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 65)


Funeral service for John Gust, 65, will be Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 1:00 PM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church with Pastor Aaron Kretzschmar officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. He will lie in state from 12:00-1:00 PM at the church. Burial will be in Johnson Chapel Cemetery.  Visitation will be Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Peck Funeral Home.

Mr. Gust died on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.  He was born October 4, 1954, in Morgan County to Johann Theo Gust and Brigitte Holz Gust. He was preceded in death by his father, Johann Theo Gust. Mr. Gust was a U.S. Army Veteran and a retired auto mechanic.

Survivors include:  

Mother - Brigitte Gust

Sister - Heidi Holder

Brother - Dieter Gust (Patricia)

Brother - Norbert Gust (Barbara)

Friend - Tina Sparkman (significant other)

Niece - Crystal Webber

Niece - Diana Gust

Niece - Becky Dziedzic

Nephew - Kevin Gust

Nephew - Shawn Holder

Great Nephew - Riley

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Wounded Warrior Project (P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675) or donate online.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Theo Gust, please visit our floral store.


November 22, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Highway 31 SW| P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640

Funeral Service
November 23, 2019

1:00 PM
St Paul's Lutheran Church (Decatur)
1700 Carridale St SW
Decatur, Alabama 35601


Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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