Burton-Washburn Genealogy

John Pershing WASHBURN

Male 1931 - 2021  (90 years)

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  • Name John Pershing WASHBURN 
    Born 7 Feb 1931 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Feb 2021  Pine Hall, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1142  Washburn & allied families
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2021 

    Father Lesley Walker WASHBURN,   b. 22 Jun 1893, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1961, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Lillie Bell MORTON,   b. 13 Oct 1890,   d. 3 Sep 1971  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1916 
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betty Lou BURTON,   b. Abt 1931,   d. Bef 2021  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1949 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2023 
    Family ID F526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • PINE HALL – John Pershing "J.P." Washburn passed away peacefully on his 90th birthday, Sunday, February 7, 2021.

      A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Knollhurst Memorial Gardens with Masonic Rites. Mr. Washburn will lie in state from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 and from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Colonial Funeral Home for those wishing to sign a register and pay their respects. Social distancing guidelines will be observed and face coverings are requested.

      Mr. Washburn was born on February 7, 1931 in Rockingham County to the late Less Walker Washburn and Lillie Bell Morton Washburn. J.P. retired from MacField Industries and also farmed tobacco. He had a passion for fly fishing and spent a lot of time in the river and streams of Kibler Valley in Patrick County, Virginia. He also enjoyed traveling and vacationing with his family. J.P. was a member of the Dan River #129 Masonic Lodge in Madison and also a member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in Greensboro.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of nearly sixty-six years, Betty Burton Washburn; three brothers and three sisters.

      Survivors include his sons, Johnny D. Washburn, Sr. (Vicki) of Pine Hall and Ronald R. Washburn (Yvonne) of Summerfield; daughter, Ginny W. Bryant (Steven) of Stoneville; two grandsons; six great-granddaughters; one great-grandson and two great-great-grandsons who are soon to be born.

      In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to Pine Hall Presbyterian Church, 1527 Pine Hall Rd., Pine Hall, NC 27042, Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church, 8011 NC 704, Madison, NC 27025 and/or the Dan River #129 Masonic Lodge.

      Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.

      Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net.

      Colonial Funeral Home & Chapel, Inc.

      127 Ellisboro Road, Madison, NC 27025