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John Thomas "Jack" Corkan, Jr.
Date of Death or Service Oct 23, 2017
John Thomas
     Funeral services will be Monday October 23, 2017 at 12 PM from the Chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with his grandson Daniel Wilkerson officiating. Place of rest will be in Dickson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Sunday October 22nd from 4 to 8 PM with a Masonic Service at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.
     Mr. John Thomas “Jack” Corkan, Jr. age 91 of White Bluff, TN died Friday October 20, 2017. Born in Pittsburg, PA he was the son of the late John Thomas Corkan, Sr. and Rose Richardson Corkan and was preceded in death by his great granddaughter, Rileigh Ann Heath. Jack worked as a Banker where he retired after 33 years from the former First American Bank and then went to work for the former Farmers and Merchants Bank where he retired after 10 years. He was a member of the White Bluff Masonic Lodge #676 and was also in the Shrine. Jack was a WWII U.S. Army veteran where he served with the 82nd Airborne as a Paratrooper. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

     Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Rubie Martin Corkan of White Bluff, TN; children, Richard Corkan (JoJo) of Success, MO, Carol Corkan Thompson (Bren) of White Bluff, TN, Peggy Corkan Heath of White Bluff, TN, Kaye Corkan Wilkerson (Ed) of Nashville, TN; sister, Rose Eva Duke of Dickson, TN; 11 grandchildren, Tammy Vaughter England (Jimmy), Lonae Vaughter Garton (Carl), Daniel Wilkerson (Sarah), Emily Heath Blink (Tom), John Heath, Nathan Heath (Savanah), Brennan Thompson (Stephanie), Brent Thompson (Sarah), Richard Corkan, Jr. (Katrina), Scarlett Doby, Dale Noey; 23 great grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren.


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