Funeral service for Charles D. St. John, 87, of Morrison will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Finney and Jimmy Carver officiating. Burial will follow at Morrison Cemetery. Visitation with the St. John family will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mr. St. John died Monday evening at Raintree Manor in McMinnville.
He was born in Coffee County, the son of the late Adam Delter and Eliza Ann Prater St. John. He was a farmer and also an International Harvester dealer in McMinnville for many years. He was a member of Pleasant Knoll Church of Christ, where he served as an elder for 42 years. He enjoyed watching Westerns and bragging about International Harvester tractors.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Marie Glenn St. John; and two brothers, Hubert Adam and Billy St. John.
He is survived by three children, Carol (Jimmy) Rigsby, Glen (Debbie) St. John, and Jimmy (Cathy) St. John, all of Morrison; one grandchild, Liza (David) Kelly of Brentwood; two great grandchildren, Evarleigh and Fisher Kelly; nephew, Edward St. John of Morrison; Jeremy and Kasey Anthony of Morrison; several cousins; and a host of friends.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 9, 2015