John Wakefield Haughton
John Wakefield Haughton, 78, of Ashland, Ky., passed away at the Hospice Care Center on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
He was born on January 8, 1941, in Amory, Miss., to the late John and Ireyse Wakefield Haughton.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son John Michael Haughton.
He received a degree in industrial engineering from the University of Alabama and served on their College of Engineering Advisory Board. He retired from Armco Steel Corporation as a supervising industrial engineer. Formerly he was plant manager for Armco Steel in Denver CO. After retirement from Armco, he was manager of Sonoco Wood Products in Hartselle, Ala., and quality control manager for Elk Roofing in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
John is survived by his loving wife Sandra Addington Haughton of Ashland, Ky.; a son Matthew (Laura) Haughton of Lexington, Ky.; a sister Mary Ella (Larry) Vinson of Birmingham, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 14, at 10 a.m. at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel and will be officiated by Chaplain Dan Godwin. Entombment will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until service time at 10 a.m.
Friends may make contributions in his memory to Ashland Animal Rescue Fund, 12365 Kevin Avenue, Ashland, Ky. 41102. Online condolences may be made to
Published on October 11, 2019


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Katherine Carias, Greg Keaton and family
Oct 12, 2019
We are all so sorry to hear of Johnny’s passing. We will keep you all in our prayers. We are here if you need anything . May God bless you, Matt and the rest of your family
Love always K,G and boys
Rebecca Sullivan
Oct 12, 2019
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Crystal Addington
Oct 12, 2019
Sandra, I will keep you in my prayers and know that God loves you. I’m so sorry to hear about John. Love you cousin.🙏🙏🙏🙏
Jim and Karen Smallwood
Oct 12, 2019
Dear Sandra , I'm so sorry to here of the lost of John . I've always had so much respect for him and your family. He will be sadly missed. He was more than just a customer he was a great friend .Our hope is the Lord give You and Matt comfort in the coming days.