John Cheers Washington, Jr., 81, left this earthly life to dwell with his heavenly father on January 16, 2017, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
John is survived by sons, Ronald (Phyllis) Washington and Kenneth Washington; daughters, Princess Washington, Astreleda Washington, Rhea Butler, DeAndrea Angele (Thomas L.) Nichols, Nicole Washington, and Britney Washington; brother-in-law, David Smith; uncle, James L. Dobson, Sr.; nephew, Loren Ricky (Robin) Brown; special friend, Lillie Hill; special classmate, Dorothy Orr; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers, make donations to Holloway High Alumni Association, Regions Bank, 100 E. Vine St., Suite 200, Murfreesboro, TN 37130 or to First Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, 738 E. Castle, Murfreesboro, TN 37130.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 22, 2017, from 12-6 p.m. at Rucker Memorial Chapel. Visitation with the family will be Monday, January 23, 2017, from 6-7 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 738 E. Castle, Murfreesboro, TN 37130.
Reverend James M. McCarroll, Jr. is the eulogist and Reverend Harold Yokley is officiating.
Services have been entrusted to Rucker Memorial Chapel Inc.(615)895-2200