John N. Waddill, III

November 18, 1946 ~ July 26, 2021 (age 74)

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John N. Waddill, III passed away Monday, July 26, 2021. He was a mechanic for many years, who owned his own business. John worked on motors, radiators and transmissions. He was a special diesel mechanic in Atlanta, GA for many years and he would also run heavy duty equipment in Atlanta and also Clarke County. John also worked as a head maintenance man at Jackson Wood & Fiber. He operated the cranes & the equipment at the chipper mill until he had a bad fall in 2004. John also liked cooking crawfish, shrimp and his 5 pound hamburger "that he was famous for" for everyone in the Jackson, Al. area.  He was still going strong until after his 23rd operation where he was given a diagnosis of 6 months to live. After that and two open heart surgeries he never fully recovered from them. John will be missed by so many.




Susan May Waddill


Christina Waddill


John N. (Sunni) Waddill, IV

Ivy S. Waddill

Three Grandchildren

Laila Waddill, Bethany Waddill & Allison Waddill

Three Step Grandchildren

Monica Lobo, Chloe Welch, Ethan Saez


Warren (Annette) Waddill

Frankie (Patsy) Waddill

Gann (Bonita) Waddill


Rose Ann Smith

Darlene (Joe) Smith


Preceded in Death By:

Father ~ John N. Waddill, Jr.



Alfred Marks, Jerry Rabeck, Bill Spence, Kyle McIntyre, Carl Alford, Glen Smith, Albert Smith, Casey Powell, Matt Lankford, Perry Lankford


Visitation will be Thursday, July 29, 2021, 10:00 AM ~ 11:00 AM at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church. Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 AM with Bro. David Webb, Bro. Chesford Carr & Dr. Donnie Harvey officiating and St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.


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July 29, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Walker Springs Road Baptist Church
1200 Walker Springs Road
Jackson, Alabama 36545

Funeral Service
July 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Walker Springs Road Baptist Church
1200 Walker Springs Road
Jackson, Alabama 36545

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