John Call (1921 - 2017)

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John Call, 96, a resident of the Cedar Creek Community, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He was born May 22, 1921, in Washington County. He was a member of The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church, a retired farmer, retired employee of Jim Beam Distillery, and a U.S. Army World War II Veteran.  He served his country in Alaska, helped build the Alaska Highway, and was a barber and military police.
He was preceded in death by a son, Dr. J. Larry Call; a grandson, Mason Daniel Call; his parents, Miller and Martha Call; a brother, Marvin Call; two sisters, Plumie Call and Christine Call White; and a son-in-law, Rev. Victor J. Stansbury.
He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Iva Lee Call; a daughter, Joan Call Stansbury; two sons, David Call and Ron (Linda) Call; a special relative, Jimmie Stamper; grandchildren, Michael Call, Dwayne Call, Neysa Call, Vickie Stansbury Thompson, Chris Stansbury, Jon Stansbury, Lance Call, Lyndsey Call, Taylor Nalley, Tyler Nalley, Jacob Call and Clayton Call; 20 great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles (Buck) Call; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
The funeral is 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church. Bro. Tim Lucas will officiate and Chaplin Terry Troutman will assist. Burial will be in The First Cedar Creek Baptist Cemetery. 
Visitation was 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday and is 8 to 10:15 a.m. Friday at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church or to the Marion County Veteran Honor Guard.
Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Kentucky Standard on Sept. 8, 2017
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