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John K. Huston

John K. Huston

January 3, 1927 - February 27, 2017     Age: 90

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.

8 Condolences

  • JC and Robin Campbell Posted March 1, 2017 6:50 pm

    So sorry to hear of Jack ‘s passing. I will miss him in class. No one to talk computers with

  • Susan Markiw, PT Posted March 2, 2017 12:52 pm

    Jeanie- I am saddened to hear of Jack’s passing but know deep in my heart that he is walking well and able to hear and enjoy everything around him! I will always remember him fondly both as a member of the Auxiliary as well as a patient. May your memories wrap you in love during this period of grief.

  • Jim Mayo Posted March 2, 2017 10:55 pm

    Jeanie, I cannot imagine you without Jack. If there was ever a couple who went together like a hand and glove, it was the two of you. We will all miss him and his sweet smile. May God give you strength to hold on to your love as you walk through your grief.

  • Sally Steele Posted March 3, 2017 10:35 am

    Jeanie, so sorry to hear the sad news of Jack’s passing. Please know my thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.

  • Sherry Sutton Posted March 6, 2017 10:30 am

    So very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers

  • Audrey Stone Posted March 7, 2017 3:45 pm

    Jeanie – My deepest condolences on the loss of Jack. Such a good man, and I sincerely hope you will stay strong with your daughters. He had a long life. I am truly so sorry – like Mr. Mayo said above, it was always ‘you and Jack”.

  • Cheryl Kissinger Whitney Posted March 11, 2017 9:02 pm

    Liz, John and Mrs. Huston, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father and husband. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you and your families at this sad time. Much love sent to each of you from Titusville, Pa.

  • Melody Weber Chisholm Posted March 19, 2017 3:38 pm

    Dear John, Liz and Mrs. Huston.: I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Huston ‘s passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your families.

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