Mr. John Hugh Downey, age 87 of Piedmont, passed away Friday, July 24th at his residence.
Funeral services will be 1:PM Monday, July 27th at Perry Funeral Home Chapel, with Danny Downey and Derrick Hamrick officiating; burial will follow in Mt Olive cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:AM until 1:PM Monday.
Pallbearers include Danny Downey, Derrick Hamrick, Kenny Downey, Jeff Shaver.
Survivors include nephews, Danny Downey, Eugene Downey and Kenny Downey; special friends, Teresa, Derrick, Emily Majors Hamrick.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Flora Downey.
Very special thank you to Amedisys hospice and their special angels, Jeremy Greene, Jay Beggs, Brandi Parker and Joy Flemmons.
Mr. Downey was a native of Cleburn County, the son of the late Ambrose Franklin and Lillie Mae Medley Downey, was a Korean war veteran, was a welder and a member of TennalaMissionary Baptist Church.
Donations may be made to the Cherokee County Humane Society or the family will accept flowers.
Perry Funeral Home Directing.