2014-03-27 / Obituaries

Oliver Jack Jordan

March 4, 1936 - March 23, 2014

Funeral services for Oliver Jack Jordan, 78, of Giddings are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Forest Park East Funeral Home in Webester, Texas.

Oliver Jack Jordan was born on March 4, 1936 in Houston, Texas to Homer Vernon and Olive Dorothy (Osborn) Jordan. He played baseball for St. Thomas High School and was a member of the 1953 American Legion Junior Baseball State Championship team. He received his Bachelor of Business Science Degree from the University of Houston and was the president of the Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce. He worked with his father at Business Printer in Houston for several years. Jack was united in marriage to the love of his life, Dorothy Jean Zawacki, on August 27, 1955.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer & Olive Jordan; his wife of 54 years, Dorothy Jordan and his son, Steven Vernon Jordan.

Jack is survived by his two daughters, Laura Lyons & her husband, Doug of Sugarland and Julie Heussner & her husband, John of Katy; his son, Oliver Jack Jordan Jr. of Galveston; seven grandchildren, Travis Lyons & his wife, Erin of St. Louis, Ashley Lyons of Houston, Katelyn Jordan of Austin, Jessica Jordan of Austin, Avery Heussner of Katy, Connor Heussner of Katy and Faith Heussner of Katy and his two great granddaughters, Clara & Penelope Lyons both of St. Louis.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jack Jordan Jr., Doug Lyons, Travis Lyons, John Heussner, Connor Heussner and James Schooley.

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