John was a member of the Church of Christ and was a heavy equipment operator. He also enjoyed Bluegrass Music.
He was also preceded in death by his wife Rebecca Jo Chinn, son Dennis Chinn and daughter Dianna Simpson.
Survivors include two sons, Terry Don Chinn and Johnny Dale Chinn; stepson, Kurt (Lisa) Sarnecke; stepdaughter, Jackie (Roger) Eades; grandchildren, Jason Chinn, Kristi Cunningham, Christian Hart, Courtney Calloway, Leslie Chinn, Emmalee Morgan Chinn, Natalee Don Chinn, Karlee Beth Chinn, Rebecca Chinn, John Chinn, and Jessica Chinn; four stepgrandchildren, Kim Hunter, Melissa Howard, Jennifer Houser, and Felicia Geary; several great-grandchildren; and brother, Ted (Linda) Chinn.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Mike Daugherty officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to: bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.