Jack Odiorne, of Desoto, fell asleep in Christ at home on March 13, 2016.
Jack was born May 23, 1932, in Clayton, New Mexico, and later moved to his family’s ranch in Johnson City, Texas, where he enjoyed his child hood. He graduated from Johnson City High School in 1951 and went on to pursue a degree in Business Marketing from the University of Texas in Austin in 1958. He moved to Dallas to pursue a Masters at Southern Methodist University and worked for Employers Casualty Insurance, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and IBM.
Jack married Dixie Childers on September 17, 1960, in Bristol, Texas, and they made their home in Desoto. His photography hobby became his career in 1971 when he opened Photography by Jack in Ennis, Texas, and continued until his retirement in 2013. He was a member of the Dallas and Texas Professional Photographers Associations and the Christadelphian church.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Reeve and Claudie Odiorne. He is survived by his wife, Dixie; son, David of Desoto; daughter, Kimberly (Cameron) Beeler of Bentonville, Arkansas; grandchildren, Zackary Odiorne, Shiloh, Analiese and Wyatt Beeler; one sister-in-law, Janis Coleman of Bristol; one brother-in-law, James (Kay) Childers of Cedar Creek; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will have a private service and request, if you would like to make a memorial in Jack’s name, that you make it to Faith Presbyterian Hospice, 4350 Sigma Rd, Ste 400, Dallas, TX 75244.