2017-08-03 / Obituaries


John Lee Savage Jr., 60, of Foley and previously of Jackson, passed away Aug. 5, 2017 at his residence.

He was born Dec. 22, 1956 to John Lee Savage Sr. and Susan Savage (Sonny) Williams. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jackson. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was also a fan of Alabama football and enjoyed spending time helping others and doing carpentry work. He awoke every morning in time to watch the sun rise over a copy of coffee. He was a retired employee of BASF.

Survivors include his mother; wife, Susan Savage; children, John Lee (Robin) Savage III, Trey (Nina) Graham, Kaitlyn (Devin) Langham, William Savage; grandchildren, Jamin Savage, Sawyer Brooks Graham, Saylah Langham; brother, Jeff (Martha) Savage and nephew, A.J. Savage.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. with the service at 12 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Jackson with Revs. Jim DuFriend and Alan Gantzhorn officiating.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dale Franklin, Robert Evans, Devin Langham, David Anderson, Kevin Wheat and Darwin Halbrooks.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kingdom Builders, P.O. Box 1448, Jackson, AL 36545

Online condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


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