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Jesse Ray Pack, 88, of Lubbock, visited his Lord on Friday, October 15, 2021. Jesse was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on March 28, 1933, the eighth of thirteen children born to Jesse E. and Vada Pack. .
Jesse grew up in Roswell and attended Southwestern Bible College in Waxahachie, Texas. While attending college, he was called up to serve in the United States Army in Korea. He married Glenda Porter on December 23, 1960 in Roswell, and from this union were born two daughters, Shari and Angela.
Jesse worked as a dental lab technician for many years until his retirement in 1998. He then enjoyed working as a site manager for Lubbock Self Storage until the end of 2020. Jesse was a gentle person with a good heart. and generous. He is known by others for his quick wit and humor. Above all, he loved God, his family and his home. He lived his Christian faith by helping those in need. He felt closely connected with nature and spent a lot of time outdoors admiring and observing God’s wonderful creation. He had a long-standing passion for trout fishing and also loved to watch birds. Jesse was a member of Trinity Church for many years before attending Turning Point Community Church.
He is survived by Glenda, his devoted wife of 60 years; daughters Shari Stroebel of Denton, Texas and Angela Alspaugh of Lubbock; brother, Douglas Pack of Conroe; grandson, Dillon Stroebel; granddaughter, Aarika Stroebel and a great granddaughter, Teagen Roebuck. He was predeceased by his parents and eleven siblings.
Jesse’s visitation will take place from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at the Combest Family Funeral Home, with family receiving friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Turning Point Community Church, 11202 Quaker Avenue in Lubbock, with Reverend David Savage of Trinity Church officiating. Interment will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made at Easy R Equine Rescue, 3531 152nd Street, Lubbock, TX 79423 (www.easyrequinerescue.org) or at the Lubbock Salvation Army, 1111 16th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401 ( www.salvationarmytexas. org).