Go Back

John William Kavanaugh, Jr.

Posted: Wed 8:24 AM, Jan 24, 2018
Funeral Home: Holman Funeral Home
LTC John William Kavanaugh, Jr. (United States Army, Retired) of Madison, Alabama, died Friday, January 19, 2018. He was 71 years old.

Funeral Services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 25, 2018, in the Chapel of Holman Funeral Home and Cremations in Ozark with Father Tom Alber officiating. Interment will follow in Newton City Cemetery with Full Military Honors, Holman Funeral Home of Ozark directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Ozark Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.

LTC Kavanaugh was born March 5, 1946 in Edina, Missouri, to the late John William Kavanaugh and Eva Mae Gray Kavanaugh. LTC Kavanaugh served in the United States Army for forty years with two tours of duty in Vietnam. He flew the UH-1 Huey during most of his time in service. He also served as an Army Aviation Safety Officer for ten years.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia “Ginny” Johnson Kavanaugh of Madison, Alabama; one daughter and son-in-law, Amanda N. and Chris Jackson of Florence, Alabama; one son, John W. Kavanaugh of Woodbridge, Virginia; two sisters, Peggy Alber of Kahoka, Missouri and Paulette Walker of La Plata, Missouri; one brother, James Kavanaugh of Ashland, Missouri; two grandchildren, Nicholas Kavanaugh and Austin Jackson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HolmanFuneralHome.com

Sports Headlines

Posted: 02/18/2018 - The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt.

Updated: 02/17/2018 - Click for scores from Day 4 of the AHSAA Regional Tournament

Posted: 02/16/2018 - Joey Denison led Troy’s (1-0) very efficient offensive attack with a 3-for-4 night at the plate.

Posted: 02/16/2018 - At the plate, a trio of Tigers turned in multiple hits, and the bottom third of the Auburn lineup went a combined 5-for-10 with three runs scored and three driven in.

Posted: 02/16/2018 - The Crimson Tide collected 17 hits to score its most runs in a home opener since 1968 .