Jackie L. "Jack" Waymire

Jackie "Jack" L. Waymire, 81

Attica - Jackie "Jack" Lee Waymire, 81, Attica, passed away at the Woodland Manor Nursing Center, Attica, on Friday, January 24, 2014, at 3:30 p.m.

Jack was born in Independence, Indiana, on October 18, 1932. He was the son of the late Roy M. And Edna Elizabeth (Smith) Waymire. Jack formerly lived in Williamsport, Pine Village and Odell and has lived most of his life in Attica. Jack attended Pine Village and Attica schools.

Following school, Jack entered the service and served in the U.S. Army. He had served during the Korean War and at the time of his honorable discharge he had attained the rank of Private. He had received the National Defense Service Medal and also had served in the Reserves for 8 years.

Jack worked as a welder for Harrison Steel Castings Company and later moved to supervisor over the dispatch. For 22 years Jack was a truck driver at Harrison Steel. Jack later worked at Myers Steel Fabricating Company as a truck driver until his retirement. Jack had also farmed in the late 60's and early 70's. After his retirement, Jack drove the MAC Van for many years.

Jack was a member of the Attica Moose where he had served as Governor and also had held all the offices in the Moose Lodge. He had also received his Fellowship Degree. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 52 of Attica; member of the V.F.W. Post # 3318 of Attica. He marched in parades for the veterans for many years. In his younger years, he enjoyed working on cars, hunting mushrooms and rabbit hunting. He enjoyed collecting CB cards. He loved to play euchre and especially enjoyed playing Santa Claus during Christmas.

On March 13, 1954, Jack married Mary Lou Jennings in Attica. She preceded him in death on February 23, 2013.

He leaves behind a daughter, Bonnie G. Waymire, Attica.

Family and friends may gather at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Saturday, February 8th, from 12:00 p.m. until the memorial service time at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. David Rasner officiating. A military service will follow the memorial service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Attica.

Memorial contributions may be made to the "MAC VAN" fund, 22 W. Second St., Williamsport, IN 47993.

Condolences may be sent on line to www.mausfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

704 COUNCIL STREET Attica, IN 47918-1603
(765) 764-4418

Published in the Journal & Courier on Feb. 3, 2014