John Russell Requa, age 87, passed away of natural causes on February 27, 2018.
John was born in Twin Falls to Dillard and Ruth Requa on March 14, 1930. Following graduation from Twin Falls High School, he joined the Air Force and served in the Korean War as a machinist. He was honorably discharged, and continued to work in the machinist trade until retiring. He married Jean Jackson and they had three daughters; Linda, Abby and Jane. Following a divorce he married Helen Perdue. He was a stepfather to son's Daryl and Gary Jemison.
John is survived by his wife, Helen Requa; sons, Daryl and Gary Jemison all of Twin Falls, Keith and Linda Bloyd of Italy, Pat and Abby Gribble of Florida, Pat and Jane Brosseau of Washington, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
John loved the LORD and served him faithfully at Eastside Southern Baptist Church in Twin Falls. He cherished his church family and was well-known for his acts of kindness and charity. He was a leader there for many years.
Services will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Eastside Southern Baptist Church in Twin Falls. In lieu of flowers, make donations to Eastside Southern Baptist Church for New Horizon Home in Haiti.
Cremation is under the direction of Serenity Funeral Chapel Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services of Idaho, Twin Falls. Condolences may be shared at www.serenityfuneralchapel.com