John Richard Degnan

July 4, 1939 ~ July 15, 2020 (age 81)


ohn Richard Degnan, 81, died on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at his home in Bowling Green, KY.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church. He worked in the construction industry as a roofer.

Surviving is one son, Philip Degnan of Bowling Green; one daughter, Evelyn Scala of Tuscon, AZ; four siblings, Tom Degnan, Barbara Capobianco, Joyce Vietto, Steven Degnan; and three grandchildren, Steven Degnan, Courtney Scala, and Jenean Degnan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James William Degnan and Addie Coats; one son, John Richard Degnan Jr.; and his spouses, Linda Crews Black and Davina Russ.

Graveside services will be at 3:00pm on Monday, July 20, 2020 in the chapel at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Entombment will follow.

Friends may visit the family from 2:00pm to service hour on Monday in the chapel at the cemetery.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
July 20, 2020

3:00 PM
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Mayfield Rd, Paducah

Entombment Following Service
July 20, 2020

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Mayfield Rd, Paducah

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