Mr. J. D. Mackin passed away Tuesday March 1, 2022 at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born in Linden to the late Jake Jasper Mackin and Gracie Ada-May Keeling Mackin. J. D. was a United States Marine Corps Veteran serving in Korea. He was a self-employed Timber Cutter for most of his life, cutting timber for several different sawmills in the county, but also worked for the Town of Linden for 12 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf and was a 49 year member of the Linden #210 Masonic Lodge. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife Mary Jo Horner Mackin, a son Barry Mackin, sisters Betty Staggs, Ethel Wheat and Wilton Richardson and brothers Charlie and Hillard Mackin.
Survivors include his son Larry (Gail) Mackin of Queen Creek, Arizona, a granddaughter Minon (Steven) Maier, great-grandchildren Talon and Easton, a special nephew Bobby (Beverly) Mackin of Lobelville and a host of other loving family members and many friends.
Military Honors were presented at the cemetery.
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