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Jack Lee Taliaferro

March 24, 1946 ~ March 9, 2019 (age 72)
Jackie "Jack" Lee Taliaferro, 72, of Duncan, OK passed away peacefully at his home in Duncan, Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00pm Thursday, March 14, at Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, OK with Pastor Mike McCord and Tanner Zumwalt officiating. Military Honors will be provided by Stephens County Honor Guard. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan.
Jackie Lee Taliaferro was born on March 24, 1946 in Las Animas, Colorado to Bob and Mamie (Leverette) Taliaferro. He graduated from Duncan High School in 1964 and played football and basketball winning All State in 1964. After high school, Jack would service his country honorably joining the United States Marines in February of 1966 and serving as a Sergeant during the Vietnam War.
Jack would marry Maria Yvonne Moore on July 3, 1988 in Duncan. He worked in part sales for Billingsley Ford Lincoln of Duncan for over 17 years before retiring in 2014. Jack enjoyed reading, history, and genealogy.
Survivors include his wife Yvonne Taliaferro, of the home; his sons, Johnny Zumwalt, Cory Taliaferro, Tommy Zumwalt and Brian Taliaferro; his grandchildren, Taylor Taliaferro, Tanner Zumwalt, Cheyenne McGannon, Toby Taliaferro, Zoe Hoving, Maci Zumwalt, Rio Zumwalt, Brantly Taliaferro, Keeley Garland, Eli Taliaferro, Kaci Garland and Chason Taliaferro; his brother, Bob Taliaferro; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Mamie Taliaferro; and his brother, Chan Shotz.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
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