OBITUARY

Mr. John Audren Agee Jr.

March 13, 1932August 26, 2011

Conover - John Audren Agee Jr. of Conover, passed away Friday, August 26 at the W.G. Bill Hefner Veteran’s Hospital in Salisbury after a extended period of declining health.

John was born March 13, 1932 in Jacksboro, TN to the late, John Agee Sr. and Helen Lucille Bowman. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Ann Turner.

He was a retired U. S. Army Lt. Col. served in Korea, Germany and Vietnam veteran. He was in the eighth Army nuclear weapons division. He earned many metals and accommodations including Meritorious awards, Bronze Star and Purple Heart for combat in Viet Nam. As a second career John was employed by Theikol at Kennedy Space Center as a Senior Engineer on the Space Shuttle Columbia Program.

John was a graduate of Tennessee Tech as a mechanical engineer. He was a member of May’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Maiden, NC.

Surviving is his wife, Evelyn Lookadoo Agee, one daughter, Julie Agee Johnson and husband Ray of Orlando FL, three sons, John A. Agee III and wife Kathleen of Melbourne FL, Michael Eugene Huffman of Newton and Bruce Huffman and his wife Sharon of Galax, VA, two grandchildren , one great grandchild, a sister, Nola Stanley of Raleigh, NC, special friends Conley and Cilla M. Fox of Conover,

A Celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, August 30th at 4:00 PM Hickory Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Dave Kelly officiating. Military rites will be conducted by The American legion Post #48.

The family will receive friends following the service at Hickory Funeral Home.

A Memorial graveside service will be held on Thursday September 1st at 1:30 PM at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, 5901 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-7521

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association, 31 College Pl # D320 Asheville, NC 28801-2644.

Condolences may be given online at www.hickoryfh.com

Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, August 30, 2011
  • Graveside Memorial Service Thursday, September 1, 2011

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation
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Mr. John Audren Agee Jr.

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September 7, 2011

Eve, so sorry to hear about John. You are in my prayers and wishing you comfort knowing he has no pain any more and all will be better for him..love you and take care, Phyllis Beck Fox

Karen Orndorff

September 1, 2011

Eve,
So sorry for your loss, I am Russ Jrs. Ex-wife (Megan's Mom), I remember visiting you all when we were in Florida, very fond memories of John and you, you all were so nice and cordial during our visit. So sorry for your loss.
Karen Orndorff

August 31, 2011

eve, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
debbie brittain

August 30, 2011

THINKING OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.TERRI & JR. COOKE

August 29, 2011

Growing up and going to school with John and his wife, Mary Sue Reece in Oak Ridge, Tennessee was such a treat. Mary Sue has been missed for many years and now John will join her in our memories. Our sympathy to all the Agee family at this time.

Karen Reynolds Carver
Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Vicky Caudill

August 29, 2011

Mama Eve, I am so sorry to hear about John. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. There is nothing I can say to make this difficult time better, but know that John is in a better place now and he will always live on in your heart. We'll talk soon. Love, Vicky

FROM THE FAMILY