John A. Townsend

August 6, 1931 ~ December 1, 2021 (age 90)


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

                             Virginia Binns

                             Harold (Grace) Townsend

                             Shirley Mosher

                             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.

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