I am so sorry for your loss. Jack ate meals with my Mom at the Villa and was always so kind, considerate and thoughtful and always concerned about Mom when she was not feeling well. They loved visiting with each other when he first got to the Villa. We are praying for all of you for comfort as you go through this deep valley.
Kay Jemison, March 20, 2019 Jackie will be missed, not only by his family, but also his friends from Plano High School. His parents and mine during my school years brought me close to the four boys. The boys, as well as their parents were some of the nicest people I’ve ever known. Condolences to your family and friends. Brenda Burns Kellow, March 18, 2019 You will be greatly missed. Thank you for all the stories you told me about my dad and thank you for being a part of this family as well. Prayers for the family. Melinda Wigington , March 16, 2019 Jacky, as we knew him, was a classmate at Plano High School, class of 1958. Our class has stayed close and had reunions through the years. I recall visiting with Jacky at our 50th reunion, if I remember correctly, the last one he attended. We had our 60th reunion last year with 21 in attendance out of a class of 58. I recall seeing Jacky at our 25th reunion, probably for the first time since graduation. He looked sharp in his jeans and western hat. When I had a chance to talk with him, he asked me to tell Mrs. Hardison, our English and Spanish teacher in 9th & 10th grade, a story. He said when he was in Viet Nam in a dire situation, being fired upon, he thought of Mrs. Hardison, of all people! He said he remembered that she always required students to do their best. He wanted to do his best in the situation he was in. He did and he came home! I told Mrs. Hardison that story and she was very touched. She probably never knew that Jacky was even listening to her, but she had made an impression on him that he called upon when he needed it. Rest in peace, Jacky! Sarah Wheeler Welch, March 15, 2019 Thoughts and prayers for all who loved Jack. He was such a sweet man, he blessed our family and touched our hearts with such grace and will be greatly missed. Julie Gibson Gentry , March 14, 2019