Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

John Quinlan JOHN BERNARD QUINLAN, 89, of Rockwall, TX passed away Jan. 17, 2020, with burial at Vaughan Cemetery. John was born June 14, 1930 in Chicago, IL to James J. & Margaret (O’Hern) Quinlan. In 1952, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from North Central College. From 1953-1955, John served his country in the U.S. Army. He began his working career in 1955 with Western Electric, which later became AT&T, and later transferred to Mesquite, TX in 1969. He worked as a section chief and industrial engineer. In June of 1972, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Goss in Ardmore, OK. Following his retirement in 1986, the couple spent 15 great years together before Dorothy preceded him in death on March 12, 2001. He was of the Methodist faith. John taught Sunday school in various classes at First United Methodist Church in Mesquite from 1980-2007. Also preceding him in death were his parents; son, Michael Morrison; and daughter Dianne Foster. Survivors include his daughter, Nila Hopkins and husband, David, of Rockwall; seven grandchildren; & numerous great- grandchildren.