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John "Jack" R. Fury, 71, of Davenport passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Runge Mortuary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 19, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com. Jack was born December 7, 1946 in Dubuque to John and Eileen (Flanegan) Fury. He was united in marriage to Patricia "Patti" Price on July 31, 1971 in Dubuque. They went on to have a family and were later blessed with many grandchildren whom he loved dearly. Jack served in the Air Force as a combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked for John Deere for 28 years retiring from John Deere Harvester in 2001. After retiring he worked for Lujacks as a trade driver. He and his wife also spent 10 years wintering in Lady Lake, FL. Jack was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Jack was a very friendly man and loved to talk. He enjoyed golf, dancing, and fishing trips in Minnesota. Survivors include, his wife, Patti; children: Cathy (Sean) O'Brien, Scott (Casey) Fury, John (Shawna) Fury; grandchildren: Ashley Gatheright, Shawna O'Brien, Alexia Ogden, TJ Ogden, Gabriella Fury, Kane Fury, Nash Fury, and a grandson due in April; great-grandchildren: Remy Gatheright, Isaac Cooke; siblings: Jean (Loras) Finn, Ann Gebhart, Karen (Denny) Hanson, Mary Fury, Bill (Martha) Fury, Patrick (Rochelle) Fury, Rick Fury, Tom Fury. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Connie; brothers, Jim and Michael; sister, Mary "Kay"; nephews: Nathan Fury, Justin Fury; brother-in-law, Dave Gebhart; in-laws, Harry and Rosemary Price.