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OAKWOOD - Jack H. Cessna, 84, of Oakwood, went to be with his Lord where his spirit and soul have found peace at 3:36 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 at his home.
Jack was born Nov. 12, 1931, in Danville, to Golden "Jake" and Gladys Harrier Cessna.
He married Judy Davis July 31, 1965 in Danville and the couple just celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. Judy will miss him dearly.
Also surviving: 2 daughters, Cindy (Robert) Martin of Henning and Annette (Darin) Hillard of Danville; one brother, Robert (Janelle) Cessna of Danville; three sisters, Norma (Everett) Clark of Danville, Patricia Nicoson of Tilton, and Carol (Chuck) Jones of Oakwood; two granddaughters, Brandy Martin and Amber Hillard; and one great-granddaughter, Malia Pacheco. Jack was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and James.
Jack had been a truck driver for over 40 years, was active in farming, and enjoyed fixing things. He was a Marine Veteran and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Danville. The family would like to thank Carle Hospice, Karen Davidson R.N., as well as the other wonderful caregivers who assisted Jack in his final days.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at First Assembly of God Church, in Danville, with Pastor Ryan Harris officiating. Burial with Military honors will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Danville. Visitation is from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at First Assembly of God Church in Danville. Memorials in his memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Robison Chapel, in Catlin, is handling service details. On-line condolences at www.robisonchapel.com.
Published on August 17, 2016
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