CLEARWATER: William D. Jacks passed away August 29, 2020 unexpectedly while hauling hay. He was born May 23, 1940 to Lloyd and Marie Jacks at Winchester, Idaho. The family moved to Clearwater, Idaho when Bill was 8 years old. He attended grade school in Clearwater and graduated high school in Stites in 1958.
He worked at various jobs before working at Jaype Mill in Pierce for 35 years. He retired when the mill shut down and he moved back to the Clearwater ranch where their current home is. He never really retired from work. They were haying and raising cattle. He married Gloria Paul on August 12, 1960.
Bill was very active in the community. He was a volunteer fireman for BPC, president of QRU and ambulance driver, a Gideon, a member and treasurer for Clearwater Baptist Church, and a board member of the ILC Cattleman Assoc.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria at the family home in Clearwater, 2 children, Darin (Patricia) Jacks of Peck, and Serena (Bill) Jackson of Clearwater. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren, Laci (Casey) Myers, Callen (Jerrica) Jackson and Wyatt Jackson, 8 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and cousins. Also surviving him are his sister, Connie Forsmann and sister in law Norma Jacks.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Randy Jacks, a brother Archie and two sisters, Roxie George and Myrna Hornbeck.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11:00 am at Prairie View Cemetery Grangeville. A potluck meal will follow the service at the Clearwater IOOF Hall. Send condolences to the family to Blackmerfuneralhome.com