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Jack Disney, 75
Jackie “Jack” Harold Disney born on May 19, 1933 in Benham, KY went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 11, 2009.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother Oscar and Vivian Disney. He graduated from Benham High School in 1951 where he enjoyed playing football for the Benham Tigers. Jack married Tevis du Bois on February 10, 1996 after finding each other at their high school class reunion in November 1995. All of the class of 1951 were close friends and they soon realized they were soul mates destined to spend their life together sharing these last thirteen years in marriage.
Jack was a founder at the Avon Springdale plant where he was known for his strong work ethic among his many friends and coworkers. He retired after 33 years of service. He was an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching his hometown teams the Kentucky Wildcats and the Cincinnati Bengals. He also cherished annual trips to his childhood home in Benham, Kentucky with his loving wife Tevis. Jack was a family man who devoted his life to loving and caring for his entire family. He touched many lives with his soft-spoken demeanor and caring, tender heart.
Jack leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife Tevis, his children LaJuana (Bruce) Brooks, Robin (Ron) da Silva, Jeffrey (Terry) Disney, Elizabeth (Ahmed) Zeine, and William Disney as well as his stepchildren, Jeanette (James) dubois-Sector, and Michelle (David) Rehorka. He leaves behind his 14 grandchildren, Jackie, Robert, Sueann, Cheryl, Brianna, Addison, Carissa, Reilly, Judah, Jameson, Tyler, Jessica, Alec, Abby and Bryanna. He also leaves his 6 step-grandchildren, Jessica, Alex, Kelly, Devon, Adrien and Andy. He also had 15 great grandchildren as well as many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.
His brother Oscar Jr. (Sue) Disney, his sisters Margaret Cornett, Mary (Robert) Rainey, and Doris (Troy) Creech survive him.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Anna Doyle Robinson, and an infant son Dickie, his sisters Mildred Perkins and Lois Irene Disney, and his brother-in-laws James Perkins and Corbin Cornett.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 14, 2009 at the Avance Funeral Home & Crematory, 4976 Winton Rd., Fairfield, OH 45014.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Benham United Methodist Church, Box 193, Benham, KY 40807, attention Wanda Humphrey. Condolences may be sent at www.avancefuneralhome.com