THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: April 2, 2014
John Enix, 87, of Pound, passed away on Sunday, March 30.
Born Jan. 21, 1927 in Vanceburg, Ky., to Isaac and Mintie (Hardiman) Enix, he married Janette Bonnie Pillath on Sept. 4, 1954 at the Pound Assembly of God Church. He served as a sergeant in the 7th Infantry Division of the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked over 30 years as a dealer for the Patz Company and several other firms and owned and operated a dairy farm for 30 years plus.
A member of the Coleman American Legion, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, tending to his trout pond, watching old Western movies on TV and loved the Green Bay Packers and Kentucky Wildcats.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Bonnie; three children, Barbara (Joe) Sebero, Wausaukee, Darrell (Karen) Enix, Coleman and Carolyn (Steve) Podoski, Peshtigo; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth (David) Ash, Mansfield, Oh.; two sisters-in-law, Verdis Enix, Vanceburg, Ky.; Emma Lee Enix, Walnut Grove, Ky.; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Clyde, Woodrow, Kenneth, Ivan and Cecil and two sisters, Mildred Steagal and Louise Enix.
Friends may call at the Hillside Assembly of God Church, Gillett from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at noon on Friday, April 4, with Pastor Paul Carlson officiating. Military rites will be provided by the Coleman American Legion with burial at First Baptist Cemetery, Pound. Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Coleman is assisting the family with arrangements.