John S. Apple

Dawalt Funeral Home

John Steven Apple, age 71 of Salem, Indiana passed away Thursday, March 21, 2024, at U of L Health - Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Born June 26, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana,  the son of the late Dr. Eddie Ross Apple and GeorgeAnn (Pope) Apple.
John was a life resident of Washington County and a 1970 graduate of Salem High School. He went on to attend Indiana University, Bloomington. 

On May 17, 1998,  he married Barbara S. (Mauck) Apple.

He was the manager of the Salem Lanes and Restaurant until the flood closed the business.  In 2006 he opened Pig Miracle BBQ and catering to pursue his passion in barbecue and catering. He owned and operated Pig Miracle until the day he passed.

Survivors include:
Wife: Barbara S. (Mauck) Apple, 
Daughter: Ashley Apple (Ford Taylor IV) of Borden, Indiana;   
Son: Jabin Apple of Salem, Indiana;   
Sister: Susan Apple of Butlerville, Indiana;   
Sister: Marsha Meadows of Salem, Indiana;   
Stepson: Steve (Amy) Kost of Salem, Indiana;   
Stepson: Kevin (Chandra) Kost of Corydon, Indiana and his dog Nelson.      

Grandchildren, Travis (Mazie Lyles), Aiden, Adalie and Lanie Taylor; Jackson and Harper Apple and step grandchildren, Jordan and Zander Kost.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Sally Apple and stepson John Kost. 

Visitation: 2 pm to 6 pm Saturday March 23 and 10 am to 1 pm Sunday March 24 at Dawalt Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Sunday at Dawalt Funeral Home with a celebration of his life to be held at a later date.

Donations can be made to help with funeral expenses to:
Barbara Apple
204 East Market St.  
Salem, IN 47167


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