Jack Ray Sisson passed away on December 30, 2021 with his family by his side.
Graveside funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Duncan Cemetery with Rev. Jim Morrison officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to the family care of Carter-Smart Funeral Directors.
Family visitation will be Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at the Carter-Smart Funeral Home from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Jack was born in Drumright, Oklahoma the oldest of 4 children to Verlin and Rosese (Williams) Sisson. His mother was a nurse in Duncan, Oklahoma and his father was an inspector for the goverment. Jack left high school to join the U.S. Navy. He loved to talk about his time in the navy mostly served traveling on the ship assisting his captain. Some of his fondest memories never forgotten through his illnes were discussing his time in the Navy.
Jack learned to play the guitar at the age of 14. He loved playing acustic guitar and the Eagles music. He used to love playing guitar to his children. Jack loved fast cars and mustangs and drag car races.
Jack worked 25 years as the store manager for Big G (Goodners). He later retired and purchased a convenience store in Duncan and a grocery store in Ratliff City. Jack was known for allowing people to sign tickets to get groceries in advance of their paydays and he was remembered by all the jokes he played on employess and the people in his life. Through the end he still had jokes up his sleeve for the nurses. We knew Jack was still there when he was playing jokes on people and still using his dry sense of humor.
Jack was married to Carolyn Sisson for over thirty years. Jack had 4 children, Shelby Sisson and his daughter-in-law Lisa Sisson, Melissa Sisson Archer and son-in-law Jerry, April Sisson Robinson and son-in-law Jeff and (daughter Carmen Sisson Fouse who proceeded him in death). Jack also had 4 grandchildren; Aaron Rodriguez, Brittney Rodriguez, Summer Sisson, (Dillon Fouse proceeded him in death), 2 great-grandchildren Kayden Ward, Gabriel Walton and a new one on the way, also a step-grandaughter, Sidney Stulir. Jack has a sister; Debbie Sisson Price of Yukon, Oklahoma, brother Steve Sisson and sister-in-law Tammy of Duncan, Oklahoma and he was preceded in death by his sister; Karen Sisson Crook of Oklahoma City, he is also survived by 5 nephews and several great nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents Verlin & Rosene (Williams) Sisson.
Pallbearers will be Steve Sisson, Shelby Sisson, Aaron Rodriguez, Jerry Archer, Ean Miller and Ronnie Miller.
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