John A .Townsend, 90, of Auburn, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. He was the son of the late Erle and Lura Townsend. John worked as a farmer in his younger years before getting a job working for Jordan Wire on the assembly line. He then later changed jobs into a career working for Stott and Davis as a truck driver and then was promote to Dock Foreman before retiring. In his retirement years he enjoyed doing odd jobs with his tractor.
He is survived by,
Daughter: Cathy (Jeffery) White
Grandson: Christopher (Kara) White
Siblings: Richard (Joan) Townsend
Harold (Grace) Townsend
Marion (William) Mantz
Numerous Nieces and Nephews
In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by his wife Joan Mary Townsend of 49 1/2 years of marriage, brothers Erle “Fred”, Robert, and Carl Townsend and sister Florence Kirk.
There will be no visitation or service per John’s request. Condolences may be made at www.brewfuneralhome.com
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American Diabetes Association
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American Heart Association
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