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John Charles Cathey

June 7, 1939 — April 24, 2021

Mr. John C. Cathey, age 81, died Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Jackson-Madison County Hospital after a long illness. He was born in Madison County, TN the son of Chauncey and Ruby Cotner-Poindexter Cathey. He worked as a Salesman for Jackson Restaurant Supply for 14 years and was retired from Hardin-Sysco. He was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church and loved fishing, woodworking, boating, taking care of livestock, and cherished his family.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Russell Cathey of Beech Bluff, TN; two sons, John Cathey of Beech Bluff, TN and Adam (Kayla) Cathey of Beech Bluff, TN; one daughter, Teresa (Tony) Harston of Jackson, TN; one sister, Layla Armour of Jackson, TN; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Pallbearers to serve are: Glenn Jackson, Don Russell, Tyrone Smith, Steve Ross, Buddy Cox, and Jay Holmes.

Memorial Contributions can be made to the Poplar Springs Baptist Church, 1490 Poplar Springs / Bargenton Road, Lexington, TN 38351, through www.joingenerous.com/memorial-john-charles-cathey

SERVICES: the family will be receiving friends on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Arrington Funeral Directors with a funeral service following at 1:00 P.M. in the Arrington Chapel with Bro. Brent McMinn officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Arrington Funeral Directors, 148 W. University Parkway, 731-668-1111
https://www.arringtonfuneralgroup.com/live-webcasting/

Memorial contributions can be made at: www.joingenerous.com/memorial-john-charles-cathey
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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Arrington Funeral Directors

148 W University Pkwy, Jackson, TN 38305

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Highland Memorial Gardens

3360 N. Highland Ave.

, Jackson, TN 38305

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