Magnolia-John Dave "J. D." Quinn, 75, of Magnolia passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Warsaw Health and Rehab after an extended illness. Mr. Quinn was born November 15, 1946 to the late Robert Quinn and Emily Rogers Quinn.
Mr. Quinn was a volunteer fireman with the Magnolia Fire Dept. for many years. Mr. Quinn had been Sunday School Superintendent, a deacon, and was now a member of the Magnolia Baptist Church. He enjoyed singing and loved the Christmas Contatas. He and his wife loved to square dance and were members of the Warsaw See Saws of which he had been a past president. Mr. Quinn had also been a member of the North Carolina Folk Round and Square Dance Federation. For the last 15 plus years Mr. Quinn had been known as the "Grill Man" as he used his talents to build many types of pig cookers and other grills. He and his loving wife, Kathy had been married 48 years.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at the Magnolia Baptist Church. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at 1:00pm. Burial will follow the service in the Knowles Family Cemetery in Rose Hill.
Mr. Quinn is survived by wife, Kathy E. Quinn of Magnolia, daughter, Christina Atkins and husband, David of Burlington; grandchildren Austin and Brantley Atkins of Burlington; mother-in-law, Annie Ruth Evans of Magnolia; sisters-in-law Carolyn Quinn of Magnolia and Barbara Harris of Beulaville; brother-in-law, Jimmy Hartley and wife, Sandra of Magnolia; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents Mr. Quinn, was preceded in death by brothers, Herbert Lee Quinn, Leonard Wayne Quinn and Robert (Bobbie) Ray Quinn; sisters, Ruth Mozingo, Mable Mann, Emily Estelle Pate and Swannie Mae Hudson; and father-in-law, Clarence Evans.
The family would like to express their appreciation for the care and attention given to J D by the staff of both Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation and Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation.
Due the rising number of COVID cases, the family request that attendees practice good social distancing and wear a face covering.