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John Willard Stinson

October 14, 1943 ~ July 21, 2021 (age 77)


John Willard Stinson, 77, of Jackson, passed away July 21, 2021, at his home.

He was born October 14, 1943, in Wiscasset, Maine, to William and Mary Boudin Stinson.

He attended Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he met his first wife Nancy.  She preceded him in death in 2009.

John worked 36 years in St. Louis as an aircraft mechanic for McDonnell Douglas, Ozark, TWA, and American Airlines.  He retired in 2003.

John and Giovanna King were married in 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

John loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, especially attending their numerous sporting events and extracurricular activities.

John is survived by his wife Giovanna of Jackson; son Jerry Stinson of St. Charles, Missouri; daughters, Johna (TJ) Toedebusch of St. Charles, Amanda Stinson of Jackson, Mary Stinson (Jerry Frost) of Springfield, Missouri; son-in-Law Kevin Bolen of Jackson; bonus son, Kenny Woods of Jackson, bonus daughter, Misty Simmons of Springfield; a brother, Lowell (Priscilla) Stinson of Wiscasset; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, and a daughter, Terri Bolen.

Visitation is from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, July 23, 2021, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. 

Interment is private.


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July 23, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center
640 West Independence
Jackson, MO 63755

Private Graveside Service

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