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John Henry Jarboe

January 21, 1951 — October 22, 2022

Fordsville

John Henry Jarboe

John Henry Jarboe, 71, of Whitesville, went home with his Lord and Savior Saturday, October 22, 2022. The Daviess County native was born January 21, 1951, to the late Raymond and Gola Rogers Jarboe. His sisters include Alice (late Buzz) Greer, late Mary Ann Tyler, Donna (late Jim) Norris, Susie Hagan, Cindy (Mark) Stites, and Peggy (Dan) Miller. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Thomas and Maggie Jarboe.

 

At the age of sixteen, Johnny went to live with the late Henry W. and Gladys Ralph. He also gained many additional brothers and sisters, Estil Ralph, Billy Wayne (late Julia) Ralph, late Roger (Jamie) Ralph, Ellis (Debbie) Ralph, Faye (late Bob) Murley, Sue (Ace) Greer, and Betty Moxley. John also was preceded in death by grandparents, Dallas and Vergie Rogers.

 

At the age of eighteen, Johnny married his high school sweetheart, Margaret Ann Edge. They were joined together for a wonderful 53 years. Together they had two sons. The eldest, John R. Jarboe who passed away April 6, 2019, and is survived by his loving wife, Meredith (Cecil) and two sons, Jack and Braydon. The youngest son, Adam and loving wife, Krista (Shreve) who have three sons, Colby, Sky (Jordyn), and River. Johnny had two great grandchildren, Zane and Audree.

 

Johnny was a member of Newton Springs Baptist Church. He was a strong Christian man who served his Lord and Savior as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, and visitation leader. He also served his country as a Marine in Vietnam. Johnny loved hunting, especially with his sons and grandsons. He retired after 22 years from Big Rivers and nine years at GRITS.

 

The funeral will be 10:00 am Wednesday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 until 7:00 pm and Wednesday from 9:00 am until the time of service. Burial will be in Newton Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Fordsville.   

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Newton Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 9248 Hwy 54, Whitesville, Ky 42378.

 

Condolences and memories for Johnny’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.

Past Services

Burial

Wednesday, October 26, 0022

11:45am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Newton Springs Baptist Church Cemetery

Hwy 1700 North, Fordsville, KY 42343

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

2:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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