Absalom, John “Jack” Charles

Navy Veteran Retired From Shaw Industries

Friday, April 25, 2008

John “Jack” Charles Absalom, 59, of Ringgold, died on Friday, April 25, 2008.

He was a native of Monroe, Mi., and was preceded in death by his mother, Irene Absalom.

Jack served in the United States Navy, and had many hobbies including ham radio, remote control airplanes, carpentry, and computers. He retired from Shaw Industries after 31 years of service, and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Kaye Absalom of Ringgold, father, Bill Absalom of Michigan, daughters and son-in-law, Carrie Anne and (CMSgt Ron) Manning of Florida, Kimberly Joan Daugherty, Jakki Lyn Absalom, both of Ringgold, brother, William Absalom, Jr., of Michigan, sister, Cheryl Vowell of Florida, grandchildren, Brandon (Angela) Daugherty, Amanda Daugherty, Justin Manning, great-grandson, Gabriel Daugherty, three stepgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, in the chapel with Rev. Michael Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

His family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. on Monday, and prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Wallace-Stewart Chapel of Wilson Funeral Homes, Ringgold, Ga.



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