Jack Edward Tanner, Jr.

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“I just discovered today that Jack had passed; so sorry to hear that. I worked with him at Bechtel for many years and always enjoyed working with him...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Robert Campbell - Missouri City, TX

“I just discovered today that Jack had passed; so sorry to hear that. I worked with him at Bechtel for many years and always enjoyed working with him...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Robert Campbell - Missouri City, TX

“Jackie, My brother in more ways than one. Rest in Peace. The Prevost, Choate, and Martin families love you dearly. Tell Aunt Lucy, Mary Lou, Aunt...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Chuck Martin - La Porte, TX

“Sweetheart of a Brother-in-law! Will miss our "teasing" each other..had a lot of fun talking to him....Love You, Jack and Cheryl ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy Murphy Blythe - Sandy, UT

“Jack will be missed he was a good friend to us, his stories will be missed. God bless Cheryl and the family. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie & Ronnie Gray - TX

“Jack had endless dedication. It was difficult to keep up with endless energy. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: John W. Norman - Houston, TX

“God bless you Jack. I met Jack about 20 years ago as a customer, but he became a life long friend. I'll miss fishing with you, and the adventures we...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Vit and Sandra Wallis - Needville, TX

“I always enjoyed calling on Jack he was always very friendly and always had a story to tell. He will be missed. Blessings to the family, Frank...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Frank Allen - Spring, TX

“Jack was a good friend and will missed by all of those who knew him. Our sympathies go out to his families. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Tenney & Ellen Way Sr - Cypress, TX

“Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Jackie & Santos Gonzales - TX

“I was so sorry to hear about Jack, he was such a wonderful man. He will be greatly missed by all. Love Cecily ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Cecily Mathis - Hermanville, MS

“Dear Cheryl & Family, I worked with Jack on different projects during my years at Bechtel as a secretary. He was truly a nice person to work with...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Billie J. Francois-Gilliam - TX

“I am so sorry to hear about our loss. I have many very fond memories of our time together. I thank him very much for sharing his "mom" with me when...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Lou Martin Reid - TX

“Jack was always helping me at work or out fishing. He was a good person to have in your corner as he always told it like it really was and I...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Clyde Duplissey - Pearland, TX

“Jack and I started our relationship as co-workers at Bechtel, but it became so much more when we ended up in different parts of the world together. ...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Swygert Brisbane, Australia

“Dear Cheryl and family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss of Jack. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy McKenna Rodriguez and John McKenna

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17 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy McKenna Rodriguez

“Jack was one of those guys I knew first by name and then by his reputation for hard work, dedication, and fairness. He eventually mentored me on all...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Rick Hodgson - Missouri City, TX


Jack E. Tanner, Jr. , 69, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents Jack Sr. & Mary Lou Tanner, and grandmother Lucy Avant. Survived by his wife Cheryl Tanner, son David Tanner and wife Karen; daughter Susan Ferguson and husband Brandon. Also survived by four grandchildren: Dana, Emily, Danny, and Kennedy.