Jack passed away April 29. 1997, he was born February 21, 1935, in California, MO, and grew up in Liberty. He graduated from William Jewell College and received his Master's Degree from George Washington University. He was admitted to Officer's Candidate School in Norfolk, VA, and then spent four years in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. He obtained the rank of Lt. Commander in the US NAVY. At the time of his death, he was working for the State of Texas Criminal Justice Department.