Jack Honey, 80, of Metropolis, died Friday, March 5, 2021, at Baptist Health in Paducah. His family, whom he loved dearly, was by his side.
Mr. Honey was born on Jan. 7, 1941, the son of John and Dimple Honey. He was married on July 24, 1964, to Cheryl Eddleman.
He was a member of Heartland Church in Paducah and had served in several capacities there through the years.
He was proud of his four years of service to the country in the U.S. Air Force.
After college he worked for 30 years at Allied Signal/Honeywell.
He enjoyed golf outings with friends and most of all his drag racing days with his brother Jim and working with him on the car.
Mr. Honey is survived by his wife of 56 years, Cheryl; daughter Lora (Jay) Byassee; son Brad Honey; granddaughters Sarah (Wes) Brown and Erin Byassee; a brother, Jim (Cheri) Honey; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a baby daughter in 1971.
Services for Jack Honey will be private, with interment in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorials can be made to the ACTS Program at Heartland Church (a clothing and food program for the needy), 4777 Alben Barkley Dr., Paducah, Ky. 42001.
Crain Funeral Home in Ullin is in charge of arrangements.
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