John Lester Hamacher 73, of Paw Paw, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. John was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on September 12, 1949 to Merle and Frances (Werner) Hamacher. John married Terry Lowe on June 21, 1969 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He retired from Checker Motors Manufacturing where he was a Tool & Die Maker. After retiring, John became a co-owner of Shady Point Campground in Jones, Michigan. John enjoyed collecting classic cars, especially Chevrolets, and he loved. the company of his dog, Frankie. John is survived by his wife Terry of Paw Paw, children Steven Hamacher of Kalamazoo, Tonia (Kimber) Atteberry of Mattawan and Christopher (Sarah) Hamacher of Paw Paw, grandchildren Connor, Jared, Jacob, Olivia, Brayden, Kaitlyn and Nicholas, sister Ann (Ken) Sutton of Marshall. He was preceded in death by parents Merle and Frances Hamacher and brother Richard Hamacher. No services have been scheduled. Arrangements are entrusted to Filbrandt Chapel-Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services. 269-637-0333.