John William
John William "Jack" Carnahan

April 10, 1930 - August 3, 2019
Born in Warren, OH
Resided in Warren, Ohio
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John William "Jack" Carnahan, 89, of Warren, OH passed away with his family at his side on August 3, 2019 at home. He was born April 10, 1930 in Warren, OH, a son of the late John Albert and Lottie (Klingeman) Carnahan. On February 1, 1957 he married Gail Osborne and they spent the last 62 wonderful years together.

Jack was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School where he was on the State Champion Baseball team in 1948. He went on to school at The Ohio State University, and Bowling Green University where he was on the Men's Varsity Baseball Team. He received his Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, and eventually earned his Masters Degree from Westminster College. Jack went on to serve his country in the US Army during the Korean War. After his military service, Jack began his teaching career at Warren City Schools where he was a Teacher and eventually Principal for over 35 years.

As a member of Tod Avenue United Methodist Church, Jack was on multiple committees and boards and was active in the church until he was unable. He was a member of the Elks, founding member of the Warren Sports Hall of Fame, longtime member of Ohio Education Association and Trumbull County Teachers Association. Jack was an avid walker, loved to golf and was a proud supporter of Warren G. Harding sports, the Cleveland Indians and Browns, and Ohio State Buckeyes.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Gail Carnahan of Warren, OH, sons, Mark W. (Rosann) Carnahan of Warren, OH and Brett J. (Jennifer) Carnahan of Cortland, OH, and his five grandchildren, Elizabeth Marie, Emily Rose, Megan Ashley, Lindsay Nicole and Ryan Wesley. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mary Jane Carnahan Taylor.

According to his wishes, private services were held. Carl W. Hall Funeral Home was honored to assist with these arrangements.

The family requests that material contributions be made to the North Mar Church Food Pantry at 3855 E. Market Street, Warren, Ohio 44484, in Jack's memory.

Jack's family would like to express its sincere appreciation to the Drs. Nitin Patel, Daniel Barton and the Late Dr. Robert Orr, Champion Dialysis Center and MVI Hospice Care and their staffs for the care given to Jack these past years.

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