John Stuart Jarvis passed away Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at the age of 63. John was raised in Scott County, Kentucky and attended Scott County High School (class of 1972) where he was active in 4H and the Future Farmers of America. He attended Western Kentucky University where he obtained a B.S. and a Masters in Agriculture, and Purdue University where he received a specialist degree.
John had a lifelong passion for farming and agriculture, something he shared as a teacher of agriculture education and horticulture, as well as a county extension agent for agriculture in Franklin County. John was also a passionate sports fan, closely following the Cincinnati Reds season after season.
John is preceded in death by his parents, Roberta and John Jarvis. He is survived by his two children, Andrew (Lindsey) Jarvis and Jenny (Patrick) Lewis, grandchildren Joe and Sally, brother David (Georgeanna) Jarvis and sister Alice (Tom) Bartlett.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 12th from Noon until time of service at 1PM at Johnson’s Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Scott County 4H, located at the Scott County Extension Office, 1130 Cincinnati Road, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324-8931.