Jack Blagg, 78, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in Wichita Falls. Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Lakeview Church of God with Pastor Ted Gray officiating. Graveside Services will follow at Highland Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home in Iowa Park.
Jack was born May 16, 1933 in Clay County, TX to Marcus Blagg and Zona Elizabeth "Budge" (Jones) Blagg. He became a licensed pilot at the age of 18 and went on to work for Ed's Arial Spraying Service. He also worked for the Wichita Falls Municipal Airport as an airplane mechanic. He worked for and retired from the Iowa Park Consolidated Independent School District after 35 years. Jack loved hunting and fishing; and he dearly loved his family. He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Wayne Blagg; two sons, Jackie Blagg, Jr. and Marcus Haskell Blagg; and one niece, Kelly Green.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Willie Frances (Liggett) Blagg of Iowa Park; two sons, Eddie Blagg and his wife, Christi of Iowa Park, and Ronald Blagg of Wichita Falls; one daughter, Carol Reed of Nashville, TN; two brothers, Fred Blagg and his wife, Sheryl of Amarillo, TX and Mike Blagg of Thornberry, TX; two sisters; Louise Green and her husband, Charles of Henrietta, TX and Shirley Derzapf and her husband, Edward of Henrietta, TX; one grandson, Marc Blagg and his wife, Sidnee of Iowa Park; three granddaughters, Amanda Blagg and Tyler Eaton of Iowa Park, Rachael Reed and Gracie Reed, both of Nashville, TN; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, June 24, 2011 at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Wichita Falls, PO Box 4804, Wichita Falls, TX 76308.