John W. Stratton, 74, husband of Mollie Spurlock Stratton, died Thursday, July 11, 2019. Born on Sept. 3, 1944, in Versailles, he was the son of the late Marion and Mary Soard Stratton. He served in the U.S. Army and was an electrician for General Cable. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Sherry (Darel) Stratton Poe, Lawrenceburg; and Crystal Pitts Kinder, Versailles; a son, John Wiley Pitts, Lawrenceburg; five sisters, Laura Carpenter, Mary Jane Bain, Shelby Jean Tipton, Beverly (Bobby) Hughes, Debbie (Stanley) Stratton Brumback, all of Versailles; two brothers, Marion (Angina) Lewis Stratton, Philippines; and Charles (Gayle) Stratton, Versailles; three grandchildren, Danielle Kinder, Walter Kinder and Landon Poe; and two great-grandchildren, Kyra Stephens and Kaiden Stephens. He was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Pitts; and a grandson, Cody Owen. Services were held Wednesday, July 17, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Reverend Frank Layne. Casket bearers were Landon Poe, Walter Kinder, Charles Stratton, Marion Stratton, Jeremy Stephens and John Wiley Pitts. Honorary casket bearers were Robbie Hughes, Chris Carpenter, Kaiden Stephens and Darel Poe. Burial followed at Rose Crest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Habitat for Humanity.