Mr. Jack Johns, age 72, of Portland, TN, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home, Franklin, KY. Visitation will be Monday, October 26th, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home and on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 from 6:00 AM until service time. Funeral Services will be held at Gilbert Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 27th, at 1:00 PM with burial to follow in the Restlawn Memory Gardens in Franklin, KY.
Jack was born on May 12th, 1948 in Hartsville, TN to the late Himon Johns and the late Agnes Holder Johns. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Ella Mae Uhls.
Jack is survived by his lovely wife of 48 years, Brenda Gayle Johns, children, Barry L. Johns (Sharla) of Portland, TN, Julie A. Wirgau, of Scottsville, KY, and Joshua D. Johns (Tracey) of Bethpage, TN. Grandchildren, Nicole Givens, Josh Johns, Madison Johns, and great-grandchild, Carson Hoskins.
Jack was a member and church treasurer of Union Chapel General Baptist Church in Westmoreland, TN. Jack retired from Berry Plastics after 40 years. Jack loved his family dearly and his grandchildren held a special place in his heart. He loved yard work and keeping his lawn religiously mowed every week with his Exmark zero turn mower. He did small engine repair, tinkering and creating things in his shop. Jack was one of a kind and loved aggravating, pranking, and clowning around with everyone he met. He loved to talk about Jesus and loved everybody.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Donations can be dropped off at the Funeral Home.
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