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David Scruggs

John Painter

March 21, 1952 - September 12, 2020

John's family is honoring his request to forego a personal memorial service due to the risks of COVID 19. Instead, this "Virtual Memorial" provides an opportunity to collect your stories and memories and find comfort for our shared loss.

John Bernard Painter, 68 of Collierville, TN, passed away quietly in his own home on September 12, 2020 after a 3 year battle with Progressive Supra-nuclear Palsy (PSP).     John was born in Memphis, TN on March 21, 1952, to Dr. L.B. Painter and Margaret Jack Painter.    John’s childhood was spent in Portageville, MO graduating from high school in 1970.   He studied Landscape Architecture at Texas A&M University where he graduated in...  see more
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  • Nancy Richmond
  • Gillian Scruggs
    John had a sweet smile and was a wonderful partner to my Uncle Rich and father to their kitties. I remember him as a loving and patient man.
  • Kathryn Walker
    What a wonderful sharing of photos and memories! May many memories and the love from all of us help sustain you, Rich.
  • Allison Brandy
    I will miss John's distinctive southern drawl and the sarcastic comments gently delivered with a twinkle in his eye.
  • Nancy Richmond
    November 2018, Germantown, TN
    Some of our family sharing memories of our sweet sister, Karen.
    L. to R. -- Jim Painter, Nancy (Painter) Richmond, Angela (Richmond) Rodda, Lisa (Richmond) Roberts, Sarah Richmond, Brad Richmond, Rich Scruggs, and our...  more
  • David Scruggs
    A cherished memory: John once crafted a masterpiece of a decorative wreath of dried flowers, ribbons and bows for Rich's 90 year old mother to adorn the door of her home at her retirement home. It was glorious and sturdy. It lasted through 4...  more