US Navy

John Joseph Larkin

May 30, 1944 ~ June 19, 2021 (age 77)


John J. Larkin, 77, of Bath County, Kentucky,  passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021,  at his home.

He was born on May 30, 1944 in Orange County, New York to the late John Larkin and Helen Larkin.

John was proud to have served his country as a lieutenant in the United States Navy.  He was a graduate of The State University of New York, New Paltz,  where he received a degree in Chemistry and African Studies.  Most of John’s working career was spent as a quality control executive and consultant. John  loved spending time with his dogs and horses. When he wasn't working on the farm, he enjoyed using his MacGyver-like skills to fix just about anything, and enjoyed reading.

Survivors include his wife, Jan Simpson Larkin; two daughters: Kate  Larkin of Memphis, TN, and Jill Haney (Jeffery Burns) of Mt. Sterling, KY; one son, John Paul Larkin of Preston, KY; one granddaughter, Jenna Paige Haney of Mt. Sterling; and one sister, Jeanne Reagan (Lowell) of Myrtle Beach, SC.

There will be no services at this time.

The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Owingsville is caring for all the arrangements for John J. Larkin.


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