Mr. John K. “Jack” Huston, age 90, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Fernandina Beach, FL.
He was born on Monday, January 3, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late John and Elizabeth Huston. He was a graduate of Rutherford, NJ High School and New York University. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Reserves from which he was discharged as a Sergeant First Class. For 40 years Mr. Huston worked for several companies in the area of Materials Management. The last 25 years were with GTE in the Warren and Titusville, PA locations. He and his wife, Jeanie, retired to Fernandina Beach in 1993.
He was an active member of The Baptist Nassau Auxiliary and the Memorial United Methodist Church.
Mr. Huston leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Jeanie, their two children, John Huston and his wife, Beth, Marietta, GA, Elizabeth Trobaugh, Cumming, GA, four grandchildren, Grace and Joey Huston, Ian and Amy Trobaugh, a sister in law, Sandy Huston, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017 in Maxwell Hall of Memorial United Methodist Church in Fernandina Beach with Reverend Drew Wessman, officiating.
The family will receive friends on the day of the service from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service and following the service at a reception that will be held in Maxwell Hall.
Members of the Baptist Medical Center Auxiliary will serve as and be seated as Honorary Pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home, c/o Memorial United Methodist Church, 601 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.