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Col Jack L. Throckmorton

Obituary for Col Jack L. Throckmorton

February 25, 1935 - June 25, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 84

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Col Jack L. Throckmorton USMC (Ret.), age 84, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Born to Mary Eva Massie and Lee O. Throckmorton in Mineral Wells, Texas on February 25, 1935. He graduated from LaMarque High School in LeMarque, Texas. A graduate of Rice Institute (NOCO Rice University). He retired as a Col from The United States Marine Corps having served in the Vietnam Conflict where he received many commendations including Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Meritorious Unit Commendation and Purple Heart. Jack loved sports, especially College sports, word search and crossword puzzles. He is preceded in death by his parents. Jack is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Betty J. Throckmorton; 6 children; 16 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Jack was a kind, caring and loving husband, father, Paw Paw and great Paw Paw. He loved his family very much. He will be loved and missed every day.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE
JULY 8, 2019
10:00 AM
PARKHILLS BAPTIST CHURCH
17747 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78232

Dr. Robert Welch will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parkhills Baptist Church for Manna House or Shriner's Hospital in Houston.

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  • Parkhills Baptist Church
    17747 San Pedro Ave.
    San Antonio, TX 78232

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Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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