John Floyd McCachren, 87

Published 7:44 am Monday, June 6, 2022

John Floyd McCachren, 87, of Batesville,  passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North in Oxfor. John was born on February 3, 1935, in Tallahatchie County, to Jesse and Floyd McCachren.

He was an active member of Victory Baptist Church in Batesville. John was employed with Sardis Luggage Company, where he was a supervisor, until his retirement, after twenty-three years of service. He was a man of his word, who never complained nor raised his voice. He never met a stranger and was a friend to everyone. John will be remembered as a man of integrity and a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

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Left to cherish his memory is his loving family, which includes his wife of 69 years, Ellen Weeks McCachren of Batesville; two daughters, Lenita McCachren Covington (Russell) and Barbara McCachren, all of Batesville; two sons, John Wayne McCachren (Charlotte) and Benny McCachren, all of Courtland; five grandchildren, Nathan McCachren (Christi), Adam McCachren, Matthrew McCachren (Rebecca), Leslie Houston (Josh) and Sheena Girner; six great-grandchildren; and one sister, Eloise Byrd of Millington, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Martha Lee McCachren.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m., on Monday, June 6,  at Victory Baptist Church in Batesville. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m., at the church, preceding the service. A private (family only) interment will be held at Batesville Magnolia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Dickins Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.