Jack Edward HeritageJanuary 31, 2022
Jack Edward Heritage, age 90, of Texarkana, Arkansas, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 29, 2022, surrounded by his family.
Mr. Heritage was born on January 28, 1932, in Bellspur, Alabama. He was a contractor, home builder, inspector, and owner/operator of Heritage Homes in Texarkana. He previously served at First Church of the Nazarene, Texarkana, in various positions. He was a current member of First Baptist Church Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas. Jack was a man who lived life by the golden rule and was committed to serving his family and others. His word was resolute, and he was bound by integrity and honor. He was hard working and always looking forward to the next project. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving America in the United States Army. He had the heart of a patriot, and his love and devotion to his country were apparent to all who knew him.
Mr. Heritage held many positions in his lifetime. He was a member of the Arkansas Residential Building Contractors, Arkansas Real Estate Brokers, and Texas Real Estate Sales Agent. He also held a position on the Board of Directors of the Texarkana Board of Realtors in 1995, 1999, and 2001. In 1991, he was Treasurer of Texarkana Homebuilders Association and was President of the Texarkana Home Builders Association 1992.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Webster Heritage and Lottie Butts Heritage, three brothers, Roy Lee Heritage, who is missing in action in World War II, William Webster, Jr., and Rodney Heritage, three sisters, Mildred Heritage, Mona Gilliland, and Martha Hester and one treasured brother-in-law, Raymond Walls.
He is survived by his wife, of sixty-eight years, Alice Heritage of Texarkana, Arkansas; two daughters, and sons-in-law, Stacy and Ricky Lewis of Celina, Texas; JackLynn and Wayne Pierce of Texarkana, Texas; one brother, Jimmy Heritage of Aliceville, Alabama; one devoted sister-in-law, Marti Walls; four grandchildren, Tiffany Spangler and her husband, Cyrus, Meredith Lucido and her husband, Brandon, Megan Joseph, Curtis Pierce and his wife, Madison; five great-grandchildren, London Spangler, Kora Spangler, Crawford Lucido, Everly Joseph, and Isla Pierce, and a host of treasured nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at First Baptist Texarkana Atrium at 10:00 A.M. A celebration of Jack’s life will be 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Jeff Schreve, Rev. Bryan Bixler, and Neal Jeffery officiating. Interment will follow the service in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, at Murfreesboro Cemetery at 2:00 P.M. Register online @ www.texarkanafuneralhome.com.