Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)
September 21, 2013
Johnny Woodrow Waggoner 1945-2013
Steen Funeral Home - 13th Street Chapel
ASHLAND - Johnny Woodrow Waggoner, 67, of Ashland, passed away after a sudden illness on Sept. 20, 2013, in King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
He was born in Ashland on Dec. 16, 1945, to the late John and Maxine Loar Waggoner.
Johnny was a master machinist and was shop foreman for Steen Cannon and Ordnance Works since 1997. He was formerly co-owner of Kilbourne Machine Shop and former owner of Sexton Machine Shop. He also taught machining at the vocational school for two years. He loved Mopar cars and loved building street rods. He collected steam engines and loved building Leggos. Johnny was of the Baptist faith.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 45 years, Diann Penix Waggoner of Ashland; daughter Cindy Rae Holt and husband Scotty of Ashland; his precious grandson, pal and best friend, John Connor Waggoner; two very special grandchildren who entered his life in 2010, Zachary and Liberty Holt, whom he loved very much; his mother-in-law, Shirley Price of Ashland; sisters-in-law, Patricia Miller of Russell and Cheryl Terrell (Craig) of Indiana; brother-in-law, Leroy Penix of Ashland; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
The funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland and will be officiated by Pastor Charles Allen. Entombment will follow in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Friends may make contributions in his memory to AARF, c/o David Gillum, 131 New Hampshire Drive, Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be made to the family at steenfuneralhome.com.