Jack Donald Bennett, age 87, passed away Jan. 14, 2016, in San Antonio. Services are pending.
Jack was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Thrifty, Texas, to Wilbur J. Bennett and Wilma (Rose) Bennett.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Jack D. Bennett Jr. and Max Gene Bennett.
Jack grew up in southern Oklahoma and graduated from Fox High School in 1947. He attended school and worked nights in the oil fields. He was a veteran and served in Korea.
He married Florence E. Murphey in 1955. He retired in 1990 after serving 22 years at both Lackland Air Force Base and Randolph Air Base as Superintendent of Grounds. He was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife, Florence of the home in San Antonio; sisters, Rose Marie Sikes of Ardmore and Betty Landers and husband, Richard of Fort Worth, Texas; and niece, Janis Hughes and husband, Bill of Springtown, Texas.