He was born Oct. 15, 1916, in Berrien County to the late Lossie Webb and the late Vidora Artemish Parrish. He retired as judge of probate court for Berrien County after 33 years of service and was awarded judge emeritus status. He was a Standard Oil distributor for 30 years before becoming probate judge. He was a member of Nashville United Methodist Church and served as church treasurer for 30 years. He was a mason in Duncan Lodge 234 F. & A.M. and received his 65-year pin in 2011 and was also a member of Eastern Star. He was the widower of Robbie Nell Tyson Webb, who died in 2007.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Talmadge Webb, Garth Webb, Luther Webb, Emory Webb and Edgar Webb.
He is survived by: his daughter, Susan W. (Sonny) Griner of Nashville; two sons: John P. (Clara) Webb Jr. of Rabun Gap and Lamar (Linda) Webb of Nashville; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Nashville United Methodist Church with the Revs. Tom Studstill and Mike Finn officiating. Burial followed at Westview Cemetery.
Lovein Funeral Home in Nashville was in charge of arrangements.