John William Haskins, 69, of Greenville

JohnGREENVILLE, KY., — John William Haskins, 69, was born March 26,1948 to John L and Mabel VanHooser Haskins in Greenville. John went to Greenville Grade and High School where he graduated in 1966. He married his high school sweetheart Rebecca Cornette and they have been married 51 years. Their first-born son was John W. Haskins II born September 8, 1966 followed their second son Matthew Lynn Haskins born January 9, 1976. John and Becky moved to Hodgenville in 2005. He was an active member in South Fork Baptist in Hodgenville, KY. He held several jobs during his working year including Household Finance, First State Bank, Coal Miner, and a car salesman.

He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and beloved sister Katie Ann Haskins Boggess.

He is survived by his wife Rebecca Cornette Haskins, sons John W Haskins II and wife Mia Matthew Lynn Haskins, granddaughter Michelle (Johnny) Thompson and Abby Vergara, a great-grandson Andrew Thompson, nephews, nieces, cousins and other family and friends.

His service will be held at Gary's Funeral Home in Greenville, Friday October 27, 2017 with visitation at 10am, funeral following at 2pm officiating will be Dr. Jonathan Carl, Dr. Charles Midkiff. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery Greenville where he will rest beside his mother and father.

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