Jack Lee Washburn, age 79, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021. Jack was born on July 9, 1942, to Clair & Bertha (Carpenter) Washburn. He is preceded in his passing by his parents Clair and Bertha and his wife Kathy. Jack is lovingly remembered by his wife Pam Washburn; his son Kurt Jay Washburn; his siblings: Ken Washburn, Linda Firlik, Gayle (Jerry) Clement, Sandy Hayward, Clair (Don) Black, Cindy (Larry) Keyzer and his in-laws: Jim (Barb) Keyzer, Pat (Ben) Geisel, Audrey (Dave) Maskill and George (Mary) Washburn as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Jack proudly served four years in the Air Force. He graduated with a four- year degree from Aquinas College. He worked at Smiths Aerospace for 40 years in various management positions. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and golfing and had a cottage at Barlow Lake for 47 years. Jack enjoyed his summers at Barlow Lake and spent his winters in New Smyrna Beach, Florida in his retirement. He had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. Jack always put family first. He loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and knew that Jesus died on the Cross for his sins. He accepted the free gift of Heaven and is now in the presence of his Father, God, for eternity.
While visiting Jack’s webpage at www.mccowensecord.com please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family.
The family is being assisted by the McCowen & Secord Funeral Home; Marshall & Gren Chapel, 120 S. Woodhams St. Plainwell, MI 49080 (269-685-5881). Memorial gifts can be made out to Women at Risk (WAR) or charity of choice.