Mr. Jack G. Swinehart passed from this life Tuesday morning, March 23, 2010, in The Woodlands.
Born January 13, 1934 in Flemingsburg, KY, Mr. Swinehart had been a resident of The Woodlands for 2 years, previously of Santa Fe for over 41 years. He served in the US Air Force for 4 years during the Korean Conflict and continued his career as an aircraft mechanic at Ellington Air Force Base for 35 years. He was a member of First Christian Church of Flemingsburg, KY, South Houston Masonic Lodge, the Santa Fe Band Booster Club and enjoyed working on lawnmowers, radios and tinkering on just about anything, as he was very mechanically inclined.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of over 48 years, Frances Mae (Johnson) Swinehart; daughter, Mitzi Lynn Swinehart; parents, Oliver Harrison and Eula (McCord) Gray, Samuel and Annette Swinehart; sister, Elsie Jones; brothers, Carl Edward Gray and Paul Harrison Gray.
Survivors include his daughter, Terri Lynn and her husband, Dr. Gregory Hall of The Woodlands; grandchildren, Megann Chesshir, Mallory Hall, Morgan Hall, Mickenzie Hall, Brittanie Schoen; great-grandchildren, Kyleigh Chesshir, Madilynn Chesshir, Jeffrey Wiggins, Jr.; brothers, Wayne Gray and wife, Judy of Paris, KY, Layne Gray and wife, Sandy of Fairview, KY; brother-in-law, Jack Johnson and wife, Astrid of Santa Fe; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family.
Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 27, 2010, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Medlin officiating. Interment will be at 4:00 p.m. at Hillside Cemetery in Cuero, TX.
Casketbearers will be Mr. Swinehart’s granddaughters.
Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501.
Those who wish may make memorials in the form of donations to the Houston Area Parkinson Society, 2700 Southwest Freeway, Suite 296, Houston, TX 77098. www.hayesfuneralhome.com