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John Downey "Jack" Works III

October 25, 1924 - December 11, 2014

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, John D. Works ìJackî passed away on December 11, 2014. Jack was a life long Los Angeles County resident, born on

October 25, 1924, to Roderic and Irma Works, in Los Angeles. During the later part of World War II, Jack served honorably in the U. S. Army, 91st Infantry Division…read more

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, John D. Works ìJackî passed away on December 11, 2014. Jack was a life long Los Angeles County resident, born on

October 25, 1924, to Roderic and Irma Works, in Los Angeles. During the later part of World War II, Jack served honorably in the U. S. Army, 91st Infantry Division, 363rd Infantry Regiment, U.S. Fifth Army, in multiple Italian campaigns, and is the recipient of the Bronze Star. Jack is part of a long line of patriots in his family who were/ are members of the United States Armed Forces; from greatgrandfather, and name sake, John D. Works who served in the Indiana Calvary in the Civil War; father Roderic , who also served in the 91st Infantry Division in France in World War I; daughter Louise, a retired Navy JAG; to grandson Aaron, currently serving in the U. S. Navy. Jack was a plumber and worked for Los Angeles Unified Schools, retiring after 39 years. While not an active participant in later life, Jack was a Mason, having achieved the level of Third Degree/Master Mason.

Jack is survived by his loving wife, Marjorie, daughter Louise Mnich (husband William), son John D. Works IV, step-daughter Sandra Flowers, grandsons Matthew and Aaron Kendle (wife Mindy), step-granddaughter Stacey Aasted (husband Aaron) and great granddaughter Danika Aasted.

Visitation will be Monday, December 22nd, from 4-7 PM at A.M. Gambyís Mortuary, 25001 Narbonne Avenue, Lomita, CA 90717. Internment will be on December 23rd, at 12:45 PM Stage Area 4, at Riverside National Cemetery 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside,CA.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 22, 2014
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A.M. Gamby Funeral Home

25001 Narbonne Ave
Lomita, CA 90717
 

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Time: 12:45 pm

Riverside National Cemetery

22495 Van Buren Blvd.
Riverside, CA 92518
 

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