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John Escue

November 10, 1924 — April 13, 2019

Born in White House, TN on November 10, 1924 Departed on April 13, 2019 and resided in White House, TN Visitation: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Room: ChapelTuesday April 16, 2019 2:00pm to 7:00pmWednesday April 17, 2019 12:00pm to 2:00pmLife Celebration: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Room: ChapelWednesday April 17, 2019 2:00pm to 3:00pm

John Carden "J.C." Escue, 94, passed away at his home Saturday, April 13, 2019. Born November 10, 1924 in White House, TN, J.C. was the son of the late George Escue and Roselia Baggett Escue. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Ellen Harris Escue; a son, Johnny Harris Escue; and his siblings, Alvin Escue, George Escue and Patty May Escue. J.C.was retried from Tennessee Kentucky Sprinkler Co. and was well known as a staunch supporter and benefactor of the White House community especially White House Heritage High School. He loved sports and supported the football team, donated field lights and the concession stand. He was also an avid UT fan. He also enjoyed making furniture, fishing and working in his "garden" which was something he liked to share with others. J.C. was an active member of the 1st Baptist Church of White House. He was a member and past master of Burton Lodge #272 of Masons. J.C. is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Caner Nash Escue; two daughters, Sandra C. (Rodger) Gooch and Linda (Ronnie) Lashley; 9 grandchildren, Leigh (David) Newsome, Jimmy (Angie) Gooch, Kara (Jason) McMullen, Dana Lashley, Jason Lashley, Nickie (Stoy) Baldwin, Brandon (Katherine) Escue, Julie (Bill) Norfleet and Randy (Denise) Phillips; his daughter-in-law, Cecelia Escue; 21 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. A celebration of life service will be held Wednesday at 2 PM at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home White House. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 to 7 PM and Wednesday from 12 to 2 PM. A masonic evergreen service will be held Wednesday at 1:30 PM.

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