OBITUARY: John Richard Macon Jr.


John Richard Macon Jr., age 77, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John Richard “Dick” Macon Sr. & Nancy Beth Oakley Macon; grandson, Carl Macon Eubank.

Survived by his wife of 58 years, Donna Macon; son, Richie (Gwynne) Macon; daughters, Suzanne (Dwayne) Eubank & LeaBeth (Steven) Pack; grandchildren, Emily (Derrick) Spears, Ansley Eubank & her fiancé Jacob Smith, Eli Macon, Isaac Macon, John Richard Macon IV, Jacob Franklin, Lauren Macon Franklin, & John Henry Pack; sisters, Linda Macon Evins & Melanee (Jerry) Sullins.

Richard was a 1962 graduate of Watertown High School receiving the superlative “Most Popular”. He was a member of College Hills Church of Christ serving as a past Deacon when it was College Street Church of Christ. Richard was the primary owner of the first Century 21 Realty & Auction Co. in Lebanon.

He enjoyed coaching Little League baseball, served as past President for the Chamber of Commerce, and was a member of many Wilson County Boards including the Fair Board. He was presently an auctioneer for the Wilson Horse and Mule sale in Cookeville and a Realtor at J.R. Hobbs Realty & Auction. Richard received numerous awards and recognitions during his Realtor and Auctioneer career.

Visitation will be held on Friday evening May 27th, 4-7 p.m. in the College Hills Church of Christ. Visitation on Saturday, May 28th, 10:00 a.m. until funeral service at 12 noon at the church. Bro. Eddie Testamand will officiate the services. Interment will follow in the Commerce Cemetery. Active pallbearers, John Henry Pack, Eli Macon, Isaac Macon, Jacob Franklin, Dwayne Eubank, Steven Pack, Basil Skelton, Will Grandstaff, Jimmy Neal, Danny Hensley, Toby Everett Hurd & Robert Schupbach.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Richard’s memory to the Commerce Cemetery Fund or to the Lebanon Youth Baseball League.

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