Jack A. Macer, 70, a resident of Martinsville, passed from this life at 12:30 pm on Sunday, February 10, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with failing health. Jack was the son of the late Jack W. and Gloria Nadine (Kelley) Macer. He was born on Sunday, March 21, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jack grew up in Indianapolis and graduated from Ben Davis High School with the class of 1966. At the age of eighteen, he gained employment at Allison’s Transmission, where he dedicated the following forty-two years of his life as an inspector and union official; retiring in 2007. He was a member of UAW Local #933 and the Waverly Masonic Lodge #615. Jack was an outdoorsman who savored time spent with family and friends, especially while camping and fishing at Lake Melissa. He had a strong work ethic, a great sense of humor and above all, he was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. Jack will be missed beyond words and always remembered by his loving wife and soulmate, Glenda Joyce (Arthur) Macer of Martinsville; son, Chad (wife, Carlee) Macer of Clermont, Indiana; daughters, Sherry (husband, Anthony) Collazo of Florida and Amy Knapp of Martinsville and six grandchildren, Nicholas and Alexander Collazo, Kelsee and Cole Macer and Jordan and Raegan Knapp. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert Cossell. Family and friends are invited to visit on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm and one hour prior to the funeral service on Thursday at Neal & Summers Funeral and Cremation Center in Martinsville. Members of the Masonic Lodge #615 will be honoring Jack with a masonic memorial service during visitation at 7:30 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home. A service celebrating Jack’s life will be on Thursday, February 14th beginning at 1:00 pm at Neal & Summers and he will be laid to rest following the service in Nebo Memorial Park in Martinsville. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at www.nealandsummers.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jack A Macer March 21 1948 February 10 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Martinsville, state: Indiana