Dec 20 2017
Johnie “Jack” Glenn Cathey, 80, crossed the bar Tuesday, December 19, 2017. He was born May 20, 1937 in Tonkawa, OK to the late John & Rhoda Cathey. Jack had lived in Jacksonville since 1956, served in the U.S. Coast Guard as a Boatswain’s Mate Master Chief Petty Officer and was a past president of the CPOA for 25 + years. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mary; son, Glenn Cathey (Linda); daughters, Venita Rainey, Veneta Mock, Karen Trone, Elizabeth Lowary (Carl), Denise Trone; 9 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; a host of family from Oklahoma; numerous other family and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 22 at 12:00pm at Dunns Creek Baptist Church, where he was a member, 1425 Starratt Rd, 32218, with Rev. Steve Leggett officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Jacksonville National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8pm at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218, 714-1110.