Jackie Dale Medlock of Salem, Missouri was born in Jadwin, Missouri on November 14, 1954 to Lloyd and Ruby (Warden) Medlock and passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the age of 64 years, 7 months and 20 days.
Jackie was a Salem High School Class of 1972 graduate.
He married Theresa White on March 26, 1977. Theresa passed away in 2010.
Jackie proudly served his country in the Army National Guard. He drove a truck over the road for over 35 years and enjoyed life with each new day and every city he happened to be in. There was no obstacle dangerous enough from keeping Jackie from delivering his load, on time, every time. He took great pride in every endeavor he undertook.
On July 4, 2011 Jackie married Gayle Shirah. She took a truck driver course and joined Jackie on the road as a driving team.
Jackie enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He was known for his role as the deer camp post supervisor. He loved eating out, tending his farm, planting trees, and flowers. Jackie set an example to each of us as how we should live life “spend time with your family; take a walk with your loved ones and to make a toast to enduring friendships lifelong and beyond.”
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Ruby Medlock; wife, Theresa Medlock; son, Brian Dale Medlock; mother-in-law, Donna Shirah.
He is survived by his wife, Gayle Medlock of the home; children, Jackie Ann Sanders and husband Josh of Rolla, Missouri and Kenny Medlock of Salem, Missouri; grandchildren, Mikayla, and Mikenna Medlock, Rick and Aubrey Letchworth, Cameron, Michaela, Brooklyn and Katelyn Letchworth; brothers, Danny Medlock and wife Melinda of Salem, Missouri, Denver Medlock and wife Darlene of Rolla, Missouri, David Medlock and friend Betty of Steelville, Missouri; aunts, Carlene Medlock of Rolla, Missouri, and Norma Warden of Springfield, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019 at the the Salem Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2016 at the Salem Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem, Missouri with Rick Letchworth officiating.
Interment was at the New Hope Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem, Missouri.