Jack L. Weatherly of Lubbock went to his heavenly home on Sunday, December 22, 2013. What a blessing knowing he is healed and spending his first Christmas with our Lord and Savior. Family and friends will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. A celebration of his life of 69 years will be on Friday, December 27, 2013 at Bacon Heights Baptist Church at 2 p.m. A tribute of Jack’s life may be found at www.memorialdesigners.net, where you may also leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
Jackie Lynn was born on January 27, 1944 in Amarillo, Texas to Finis Earl and Marie Inez Weatherly. He graduated from Ropesville High School and attended South Plains College. Jack was employed with Xcel Energy formerly Southwestern Public Service for 39 years. He was also a home builder for many years.
He was a member of the Wolfforth Chamber of Commerce, where he served as a director for two years and president for one year. While serving as president, he started the annual Wolfforth Harvest Festival, which continues to be celebrated. Jack was involved in building a community park in Wolfforth. He was a member of Bacon Heights Baptist Church.
Mr. Weatherly enjoyed the outdoors, playing tennis, camping, and fishing. He loved his family, and was especially fond of his 6 grandchildren. Jack believed in working hard and helping others.
He married Patricia A. Moore on September 1, 1962 at the First Baptist Church in Ropesville, Texas.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Pat; their two daughters, Tammy Saunders and husband, Dr. Clark Saunders, and Tonya Viaille and husband, Paul Viaille; grandchildren, Adam and Lexie Viaille, and Samantha, C. J., Mark, and Chrissie Saunders.
Jack is preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Joylene Weatherly-Dorman.
The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the Sharon Dykes Alzheimer’s Foundation at First Capital Bank of Lubbock, in honor of Jack Weatherly.