John William (Johnny) Lynn was born on December 14, 1946 in Waynesboro, Tennessee, the son of the late John Andrew and Mildred Warren Lynn. Johnny was a retired supervisor with the Tennessee Highway Department and was a Staff Sergeant with the Tennessee National Guard. He was united in marriage to the former Darlene Brewer on February 5, 1999 and she preceded him in death on February 4, 2002.
Mr. Lynn is survived by a son, Stacy Lynn and wife, Carol of Fairview, TN; 4 grandchildren; two brothers, Herschel Lynn of Waynesboro, TN and Mike Lynn of Jackson, TN; two sisters, Sally Lynn of Lawrenceburg, TN and Geraldine Blalock of Waynesboro, TN; and several nieces and nephews. Other than his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George Lynn.
Graveside services with military rites were held on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 3 pm at Memorial Gardens, Waynesboro, Tennessee. Casey Jones officiated and Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisted the family. Pallbearers were Stoney Lynn, Jonmikel Lynn, Kolby Lynn, Scottie Blalock, Ethan Lynn and Rickey Brewer. Visitation was Sunday, August 8, 2021 from 1 pm to 2:30 pm at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN.