John L. Erskine, 76, of Locust Grove


John (Jack) L. Erskine, 76, of Locust Grove, Ga. passed away on January 17, 2016 after a long struggle with cancer.

Jack was born in Wilmington, Del. and migrated to Georgia in the 1960’s and made Georgia home.  He was an aircraft mechanic and a Mason and served our country in the Air Force. He also had a love of motorcycles, hunting, fishing and animals.

Jack was preceded in death by his brother, Jim Erskine; his sister, Charlotte Erskine; his parents, Katherine and Elwood Erskine.

He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Michel and husband Wayne of Newnan; grandchildren Zach Frazier of Newnan, Heather Narron and husband Chris of Senoia; sister Johanna Eader and husband Earl of Pipe Creek, Texas; nieces Dianne Carre of Wilmington, Del., Debra Crosson, of Wilmington, Del., Sharon Ohlhaver of Baltimore, Md., Kathy Eader of Austin, Texas, and Amy Beasley of Kemeah, Texas; nephews Jim Erskine of Wilmington, Del. and Tom Erskine of Blackwood, N.J.; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at  4 p.m. in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City, with Pastor Brick Mason officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in memory of Jack to the American Cancer Society at or the Wounded Warrior Foundation at

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City –