OBITUARY

John C. Kingan Sr.

July 28, 1933October 11, 2020
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John C. “Jack” Kingan Sr. age 87 of Clarksville passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 in his home.

He was born July 28, 1933 in East Millsboro, a son of the late Albert Kingan Sr. and Hannah Moore Kingan. On April 12, 1955 he married Annabelle Moody Kingan who survives.

Jack was a retired coal miner. He worked for 25 years at Clyde Mine, where he was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and served on the safety committee.

He resided most of his life in Pitt Gas and Clarksville area. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Waynesburg and the Owls Club in Fredericktown. He enjoyed doing woodworking and carpentry projects and working in his yard.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Ronald Kingan Sr. (Candi) of Clarksville and Gary Kingan of Collinsville, Illinois; one daughter, Wendy Hager (Greg) of Clarksville; seven grandchildren, Jonathan and Miranda Kingan, Ron Kingan Jr., and Ryan, Steven, Ian, and Madelynn Kingan; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Dorothy Cyr of Pitt Gas.

Deceased are a son, John C. “Jack” Kingan Jr., a brother, Albert Kingan Jr., and a great-grandchild.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

Memories

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LTC (Ret) Abe Cyrus

October 14, 2020

Jack's great adventure here on earth may be over, but he will always live on in the hearts and minds of those who were fortunate enough to be touched by his presence.
Jack lived life on his terms, could always be counted on for a good laugh or a funny joke and, more importantly, appreciated a good joke, even about him.
One of my favorite memories of Jack was his determined effort to personally test the fit of every bar stool on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, while the rest of us were at the beach or sightseeing.
I have fond memories of Jack whenever I use the beautiful, hand carved cane that he made for me many years ago.
He really was "One of a Kind" and life on earth will be much less exciting without him.

Gary Kingan

October 13, 2020

Hey Dad was sitting here thinking about you and all the fun times we had. I remember all the times when I was little we would go to Steve’s and play the pinball machine. The times we went fishing down at Greene’s dock and fishing up in the mountains. We had a lot of really good times through our lives and I will always remember those. You taught me a lot through life and because of you I became the man I am. Thank you Dad.

These last years was tough for you but now your in a much better place and you can watch over mom.

I love you Dad and just want you to know I miss you. You will always be with me in my heart and in my soul. I’ll never forget you.

Love you dad
Your buddy
Gary

Steven Kingan

October 12, 2020

I miss you Pap. You ment so much to me. Its hare to express in words everything feel inside. Growing up you were one of my best friends and a man I looked up to. You taught me so much. I remember so many times, weather it be after school or on the weekend, I would walk up to your house and spend so much time with you. You helped me as I grew up and even carved out my path as I became an adult. You have always and will always be right here in my heart. You were one of my best friends. You were the type of person that would give the shirt off your back to help anyone . You taught me so much. You will always remain in my heart as long as I live. I hope that someday I can even be a 1/10th of the person you were as I grew up. I love you and will always carry you in my heart. I love you Pap.

Ryan Kingan

October 12, 2020

Well Pap, you had one heck of ride in life. You taught me everything I know, all the way down to what it takes to be a man. You've always been the one person I can go to for anything and I am so grateful and thankful to be your grandson!! You were my first best friend, the person I always looked up to and I did my best to make you proud & will do so for the rest of my days!!! Forever in my heart you'll be and I miss you and will always love you PAP!!! May you Rest in Peace♥️♥️♥️♥️🙏🙏🙏
P.S. "Until We Are All Together Again Pap"

Aunt Sandy Battistoni-Glass

October 11, 2020

Ronnie & Ryan,
My heart breaks over your loss of Pap. And to your Dad, Nan, & the Family, my Sympathies.
Always here for you.....
Aunt Sandy

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