Jack Weldon Boone  1931

Jack Weldon Boone 1931 2018

Obituary for Jack Boone Jack “Daddy Jack” Weldon Boone, 87, of Merkel passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 31, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born April 17, 1931 to Joe and Corene Boone. Jack was a graduate of Merkel High School and played football for both the Merkel Badgers and Odessa College. After college Jack had many occupations including being a member of the National Guard, DPS Officer and gas station owner. More than any other occupation Jack was a farmer, over the years this became his passion. Jack was also known to hold various positions in the oil field and as a truck driver during lean farming times to make sure that he could provide for Mary and his children. Jack worked with the 4-H Club and served on several boards as a volunteer and mentor. He was also a Deacon at the First Baptist Church Merkel. Jack married Mary Frances Criswell on November 30, 1952. Daddy Jack’s main interest was his family. He took great pleasure in watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren in their varied activities. He was honored by having four of his grandchildren named after him. Survivors include his wife Mary of Merkel; daughter Gail Strickland and husband Bob of Merkel; son Galen and wife Clesta of Merkel; daughter Christy Gromowsky and husband William of Amarillo; daughter Cindy Duncan and husband Ricky of Abilene; and brother Fred Boone and wife Brenda of Amarillo. Jack is also survived by many loved grandchildren and great grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews. Jack was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Sterling Jones. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00pm Friday, June 1, 2018 at Starbuck Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, June 2, 2018 at First Baptist Church Merkel under the direction of Starbuck Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Merkel Cemetery Association, 201 Edwards, Merkel, TX 79536. Order Flowers Afficher cette page en : Français Traduire Désactiver pour : Anglais Options ▼

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Death notice for the town of: Merkel, state: Texas

death notice Jack Weldon Boone 1931 2018

obituary notice Jack Weldon Boone 1931 2018

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