April 17, 1933 – October 27, 2018
Services for Jackie Kenneth Etheridge, 85, of Canton are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018 at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton with Bro. Dan Tarno officiating.
Jack passed away October 27, 2018 at his home in Canton.
He was born April 17, 1933 in Parvin, TX to Berthal Clint Etheridge and Viola Gertrude Smiley.
Jack grew up in Dallas and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. He took his first job in 1951 as a runner for Grand Avenue State Bank in Dallas. Jack was drafted to the Army in 1953 where he served for 2 years before returning to the bank. He spent 34 years in banking working himself up to Vice President. Jack moved to Canton in 1982 with the opening of Traders State Bank where he spent 10 years before retiring from banking. After retiring from the bank, Jack joined Bill Loven at Traders Auto Sales. Jack served as councilman and Mayor for the city of Canton for several years. He married Martha Lynn Teel February 12, 1993. He enjoyed fishing, cars and life in general. Jack was a member of First Baptist Church in Canton and Masonic Lodge #141 where he served as Master in 1990.
He is survived by his Wife, Lynn Etheridge; Son, Mark & Ann Etheridge; Daughter, Lori & John Knight; Stepsons: Kevin Pierce, Kyle & Susan Pierce, and Kirk & Danielle Pierce; 10 Grandchildren; 8 Great Grandchildren; Brother, Michael & Wanda Etheridge; and Dog, Sam.
He is preceded in death by his Parents, Clint & Viola Etheridge.
Family will receive friends Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Haven of Memories in Canton, TX.
- Visitation Friday, November 2, 2018
- Funeral Friday, November 2, 2018