Jack Clifford Jefferson Jr.

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Jack Clifford Jefferson Jr. Jack Clifford Jefferson, Jr., 65, went to be with the Lord on October 4, 2017 as he passed away peacefully at home. Jack was born in Topeka, Kansas on June 14, 1952 the son of Jack C. Jefferson, Sr. and Jarris Lonona Jefferson (Morgan). As a child he was introduced to Jesus Christ and attended church at Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church in Topeka. Jack attended Topeka Public Schools and was a 1970 graduate of Topeka High School. While in high school, he was active in band where he participated in the THS Concert and Marching Bands. In addition, he also played on the THS Football Team, where he received many awards and accolades. After high school, he attended Kansas State University where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 1974.

After graduation from college, Jack began his career and worked in a management capacity at Blue Cross and Blue Shield and American Econo-Clad Services. In addition, he also began managing Duncan's Movie Magic, where his love for watching movies begun. After surviving and overcoming a debilitating car accident, Jack began working at Westar Energy where he worked for 18 years retiring in 2015. In addition to his love for movies, he enjoyed watching sports and was an avid K-State football fan. Also, he loved computers and was active in doing projects for others that involved his abilities utilizing technology and listening to music. Jack loved to travel and he was a big part of organizing family reunions, all across the country. His strength, as he was able to live a flourishing life after his car accident, was an inspiration to all that knew him.

Jack was preceded in death by his loving mother, Jarris L. Morgan, his father, Jack C. Jefferson, his grandmother, Ethel Jefferson, and his sister, Cheryl D. Bunch.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving companion, Arlette Thompson (Topeka); two brothers, Edwin (Kim) Jefferson of Topeka, Kansas and John (Gloria) Morgan, III of Round Rock, Texas; five nieces and one nephew and a host of other relatives and friends who loved him and will miss him.

A Memorial Visitation will be 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Bowser-Johnson Funeral Chapel, 723 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66603. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 am on October 13, 2017 at Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel, with the final resting place at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Topeka, Kansas.
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2017