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Jackie Lee Werth

July 28, 1931 — April 21, 2023

Pittsboro

 

Jackie Lee Werth, 91, of Pittsboro Indiana passed away at home on Friday, April 21st, 2023, with his wife and 3 children at his side. He was born on July 28th, 1931, in Indianapolis to Aurther and Daisy Werth.

One blind date, and 3 years later, he turned Connie M. Johnson into Connie M. Werth on December 31st, 1965. In total they were married for over 57 years. Jack worked for GM Detroit Diesel Allison Transmission for 35 years, but during his time there, he enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War and became an Aircraft Electrical General and Gunner on the B36 aircraft.

Throughout his life, Jacks main passions were his art, woodworking and building. He has so many paintings and portraits, but one of his oil paintings won 1st place at the Indiana State Fair in 1974. When it came to his garage (that got turned into a shop), he would use his tools to build anything and everything. Connie always said that if she could think of it, Jack could build it! On warm days, he would sit outside in front of his garage soaking up the sun, and many of the neighbors would migrate around him with their folding chairs to sit and talk with him, and he always had stories to share with them.

Jack is survived by wife Connie, sons Wendell (Sherry), and Samuel (Wendy), and daughter Kasey (Michael). Also grandchildren Danyelle, Kara Lee, Zachary, Zachary, Kara, Joshua, Wendy, Alana, Jared and Kaitlin. As well as great-grandchildren Charlette, Logan, Dax, Willow, Hazel, Bella, Laine and Sophie. Jack was proceeded in death by his parents, and his brother Edward Werth. 

 

The family asks that instead of sending flowers, please donate that money towards a charity that you are passionate about in memory of Jack. 

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Monday, May 1, 2023

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Marion National Cemetery

1700 E 38th St,, Marion, IN 46953

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