Jack McAlister, age 92 of Cartersville, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022. He was born in Lowell, NC on December 22, 1929, to the late Warren Anderson McAlister and Etta Singleton McAlister.
Jack is preceded in death by his wife of sixty-five years JoAnn McAlister; He is survived by his sons & daughters-in-law, Keith & Cindy McAlister, Philip & Laura McAlister; grandchildren, Martha McAlister, Carolyn McAlister, Julie McAlister and William McAlister; and twin sister, Joyce McAlister Breazeale.
Jack graduated from Clemson Agriculture College in 1955 with a degree in Agriculture-Animal Husbandry. He attended college on a football scholarship and played in the Gator Bowl in 1951. Jack was a ROTC, then served in the United States Army achieving 1st Lieutenant. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville, GA.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful caregivers at Brookside Cartersville and Affinity Hospice.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in the mausoleum chapel at Sunset Memory Gardens with Rev. Josh James officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 10:00 am until 10:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in Jack’s memory.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave online condolences for the family. Owen Funeral Home 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA is honored to serve the McAlister family.