6/25/12 — John Wilson Northcut

Funeral services for Mr. John Wilson Northcut, age 90, of Manchester will be conducted Monday, June 25, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Charles Williams officiating. 

Inurnment will be at a later date at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.  

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel.  

Mr. Northcut passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012 in Manchester.

He was born February 3, 1922 in Mango, FL the son of the late Thomas Adrian Northcut and Lee Northcutt Northcut. 

In October 1942, Mr. Northcut joined the United States Marine Corp and served during WWII where he received two Good Conduct Medals as well as the Asiatic Pacific Medal.  He was honorably discharged as a Staff Sgt. in July 1946 and returned home to Mango, FL for a few years where he worked doing survey work.  He then moved to Jacksonville, FL where he, along with his sister, was part owner of a grocery store.  It was in Jacksonville that, while at church, he met his bride to be, Miss Susan Gainey.  They married in 1952, started their family and resided there until moving to Manchester in 2006 to be in closer proximity to their daughter.  Mr. Northcut was retired from the United States Postal Service where he was employed as a mail carrier for over 23 years. He also served as an Elder from 1973-1990 at Lake Forest Church of Christ in Jacksonville, FL.  He will forever be remembered as always caring for others and as a loving husband, father and friend. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son-in-law, David Seaborne; and ten siblings, Lawson H. Northcut, Byron D. Northcut, Mary Merchant, Minnie D. Miller, Martha T. Roberts, Bessie L. Routh, James Northcut, Thomas A. Northcut, Jr., Ida W. Garner and Edna V. Wilsher.

Survivors include in loving wife of 60 years, Susan Gainey Northcut of Manchester; son and daughter-in-law, James A. Northcut and wife, Donna, of Jacksonville, FL; daughter, Lee Ann Seaborne of Manchester; three grandchildren, Weston Northcut, Michael Northcut and Jonathan Seaborne.