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1938 John 2020

John Nowlin

January 3, 1938 — August 22, 2020

Ruidoso, NM

Jack went to his heavenly home on August 22, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Bisbee, Arizona on January 3, 1938.

He is survived by his wife Donna and daughters Carrie Perkins & husband, David, Robyn Nowlin & husband Stan, and Jodi Navarrette & husband Chapo, six grandchildren, Brandon, Erikka, and Trey Navarrette, Nathan and Josh Perkins, and Emily Thomas, and five great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by his sister Le Ann and husband Kelly Smith. He is preceded in death by parents James Philip and Florence Brown Nowlin.  a daughter Amy Lynne, and grandson Phillip Perkins.

Jack was a marine veteran and proudly served his country. He was very much a people-person. He enjoyed visiting with anyone, friend or stranger. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed life and traveling. He especially enjoyed the track and horse racing. Jack will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends whose life he touched.

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