Johnny Mack Prince was born in Tallapoosa County. A graduate of Opelika High School in 1966. Also a graduate of Opelika Technical school with a degree in electronics. Four years of military service in the Air Force. Following his military service he started his 36-year career with South Central Bell, Bellsouth and later AT&T. He was a network manager at the time of his retirement.

Johnny Mack (as he’s known) is preceded in death by his father Howard Prince, mother Minnie Prince, stepmother Maud E Prince.

He is survived by one Brother Curtis Prince (Cindy), Son Thomas Prince (Melissa) 4 Grandchildren Tyson, Tyler, Drew, and Lexi. Close family Jimmy Powell (Mona) and several cousins, friends, and coworkers.

Johnny Mack loved the outdoors, gardening and small engine repair. He loved to take something someone threw away and make it run again. You could find him every evening on his patio enjoying the shade staring at his garden and all the cars passing by. He loved to socialize and talk about days of old. He was a lifetime member of the Elks lodge and American Legion 29. You could find him there most evenings from  2 to 4 socializing with friends. He made a huge impact on his family and friends and will surely be missed!! As his son he was my whole world and leaves a lasting legacy!!

Johnny Mack Prince gained his wings peacefully at 4:17 on April 25, 2022, surrounded by family and loved ones.

A visitation was held Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m.