Jack Stevenson Celebration of Life -- April 30th, 2016, 11 AM
Jack Thomas Stevenson, 89, of Baldwin, Maryland, formerly of Cole Camp, died Friday, January 15, 2016, at Glen Meadows, Glen Arm, Maryland. He was born on November 28, 1926, at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, a son of Maple Oren and Nora (Frissell) Stevenson. On October 9, 1982, in Warrensburg, he was united in marriage to Jessie Ellen Simmons, who preceded him in death on May 25, 2010.
He served his country honorably in the United States Army during World War II.
He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the University of Missouri and for 10 years, he worked for Vickers Hydraulic in Detroit Michigan. For the remainder of his career, he worked as a design engineer for the Department of the Army. One of his major projects was designing the air ltration system for the M-1 Tank.
Jack was a member of First United Methodist Church in Cole Camp. He enjoyed restoring tractors and was charter President of the Greater Kansas City Two-Cylinder Club and charter Secretary of the Cole Camp Steam and Antique Tractor Club. He was also a member of the Cole Camp Low German Club and the Mannerchor.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at First United Methodist Church, Cole Camp with Pastor Tanner Wiley of ciating. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at Adams Memorial Cemetery, near Knob Noster.
The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Greater Kansas City Two-Cylinder Club in care of the Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp.