Jack Richard Hackett


Jack Richard Hackett, 89, passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral Services: 11:00AM, Saturday, July 16th at Rylie Church of Christ near Balch Springs. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church.

Burial: Laurel Oaks Cemetery in Mesquite.

Jack Richard Hackett was born on a snow-covered Christmas Day, December 25, 1926 in Dallas, TX to Orin & Lillian Hackett. Jack graduated early from Crozier Tech High School in Dallas to enlist in the Navy, joining his brothers in service to his country. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Dallas, started working for the U.S. Postal Service, and met the love of his life–Jo Ann Hampton. Married on May 9, 1952, Jack and Jan had three children; Jacquelyn, Joni and Jonathan. He was a Charter Member/Elder of the Rylie Church of Christ, servant to his church family, neighbors and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife Jo Ann Hampton Hackett; parents Orin E. & Lillian Laura Hackett; brothers Orin L. & M.L. “Bud” Hackett.

Mr. Hackett is survived by his sister-in-law Odena Hackett; children Jacquelyn & Roland Diaz, Joni & Sam Warren and Jonathan & Renee Hackett; grandchildren Janise & Matthew Bishop, Jessica & Matt Wharton, Joel & Kimberly Warren, JoAnna & Hans Rasschaert, Roland Diaz, Heather Hackett, Jacquelyn Diaz, Jamie Warren, Jacob Hackett and Jillian Hackett; great-grandchildren Carter, Owen, Emma & Avery Bishop and Kate & Jane Wharton; numerous nieces, nephews and adopted family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rylie Church of Christ, 10240 Rylie Rd., Dallas, TX 75217 or Camp of the Hills, 1552 County Road 344, Marble Falls, TX 78654.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

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Condolence Messages

  1. Debbie Gonzales

    Jackie, Joni and Jonathan our hearts were saddened upon hearing of the passing of your dad and our friend Jack Hackett. Our lives were enriched by knowing him, your mom and entire family. The memories and stories we share are still very much engrained in our hearts. Knowing that he is with our Lord and has been reunited with the love of his life Jo Ann (Mrs. Hackett as we lovingly called her), warms our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Rosa Gonzales and family Debbie, Andy, Mike & Rose and Julian Boisse

  2. Sharon Hammond

    Joanna and Jackie – you provided exemplary care for Granddaddy. He was always surrounded by love. Thank you for the honor to assist in providing excellent care for my “blue eyes”. He took a HUGE piece of my heart to heaven with him. My thoughts and prayers are sent to you all during this bittersweet time.

    Sharon Hammond RN, MSN
    Providence Hospice RN Case Manager

  3. Ida McSpadden

    I am so sorry for loss of your beloved Jack. I was such an honor to be allowed into your home during such a difficult time in your lives. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

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