Jack Braxton Hartline, 84, Nevada, MO passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Medicalodges in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Jack was born February 24, 1937 in Harwood, MO to William and Frances (Cartwright) Hartline. He was united in marriage to Linda Ruth Rapp in Miami, OK on November 14, 1960 and she preceded him in death on December 26, 2018.
As a young child, Jack moved with his family to California. At the age of 16 they returned to Schell City, where he graduated from Schell City High School Class of 1955. Following high school, Jack served in the United States Air Force from 1955 – 1959 and was stationed in Japan. Following his time in the Air Force, he returned to Nevada area and worked as a truck driver for a number of years. After his marriage to Linda they spent time in San Jose, CA where all their children were born. A few years later they returned to Nevada where he operated Hartline Skelly in Nevada for ten years and then the Texaco Station for several years. Later on Jack sold vehicles for Brown Ford and Guthrie Motors until his retirement. He was past president of the Men’s Bowling Association, Life member of the BPO Elks #564, and Charter member of the Nevada Eagles Lodge #3770. Jack loved to play Bingo, playing the lottery, and being with his family.
Jack is survived by his three children, Jack W. Hartline, Nevada, Terri Hartline, Nevada, and Sherri Thomasson (Dan) of Leavenworth, KS; three grandchildren, Jacob Thomasson, Columbus, KS, Jeremy Hardin, Oregon City, OR, and Jolynn Hansen of Anchorage, AK; 5 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his wife, Linda, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Jerry Hartline and Bill Hartline; 3 sisters, Betty Jackson, Virda Milligan and Sue Malcom.
Funeral services for Jack Hartline will be Tuesday, November 23, at 11:00 a.m. at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada with Chaplain Kenny Batson officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Newton Burial Park. Family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 on Monday, Nov. 22. Memorials are suggested to Vernon County Cancer Relief in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.