John Catron

John Lewis Catron was born Aug. 14, 1949 and passed away Friday, June 28, 2024 at the age of 74. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars, hunting squirrels, making crafts, and playing his guitar and harmonica. Most of all, John loved his family.

He is survived by his children, Melissa Wyatt and husband Douglas, John E. Catron, Tonya Matthews, Kim Dunham, Melinda Miller and husband Joe, Eugene Dunham and wife Amanda, Jan Dunham; grandchildren, Shelton, Victoria, Wendy, Austin, Rebekah, James, Aaron, Alisha, Joseph, Scott, Kiera, Brent, and Dillon; along with numerous great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; brothers, Alfred Catron, Daniel Catron, and Bobby Catron.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Mae Catron; granddaughter, Charlee Smith; parents, Clarence and Ruby Catron; sisters, Maggie Perkins, Mary Catron and Gladys Catron.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made towards the service: Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home in DeQuincy.

The family received friends from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home. Rev. Anthony Kennon officiated. Interment followed at Good Hope Cemetery in Singer.

Arrangements were handled by Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 1810 W. Fourth St., DeQuincy.

(Paid Memorial)