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Johnny Jesse O'Quinn
Johnny J. O'Quinn, age 73 of Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021 at his home.
He was born in Folkston, Georgia to the late Jesse Wilbur and Ruth Mizell O’Quinn. His family moved to Nassau County when he was 12 years old.
Mr. O’Quinn served honorably in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany as a Pershing Missile Crewman. He worked as a Crane Operator as part of the Trident Refit Facility at Kings Bay Naval Station and retired after 23 years of service.
He was known as a Mr. Fix-It, always working on projects. He enjoyed making bird houses and practicing tying nautical knots. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.
He leaves behind his wife, Brenda Leeper O’Quinn of Fernandina Beach, Florida; sons, Brian O’Quinn and his wife Renee of Amhurst, Ohio, Joey O’Quinn and his wife Chrissy of Yulee, Florida; daughter, Karen Weeks and her husband, Michael of Fernandina Beach, Florida; sister, Kathy Lyle and her husband John of Yulee, Florida; grandchildren, Tayler, Alec, Brayden, Waylon and Ruthie.
Mr. O’Quinn will be laid to rest in Jacksonville National Cemetery at 9:00 am Wednesday, August 18, 2021.
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Don & Starr Davis
Brenda, so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers to all the family.
Many prayers and much love to all of you! So sorry! We love you guys!
Brenda I’m so sorry for your your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sharon Elliott, DAR
Our sympathy to Brenda and all of the family from your DAR sisters. Prayers are sent to you.
Barbara and Joe Lyle
Our deepest sympathy to all of Johnny's family. May God's peace and comfort be with you.. Prayers 🙏
May your many wonderful memories help to make this journey a little less difficult. Prayers for the family.
Praying God wraps His loving arms around all who loved Johnny with peace, comfort, & strength to get through these difficult days.