Moddy A. Jaco, age 74, of Jackson, Missouri passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
He was born on August 24, 1943 at McGee, Missouri; son of Harley and Mary Alice Carver Jaco. He and Norma Sitze were united in marriage on February 1, 1964 and later married Virginia Blackwell on March 20, 1993.
Moddy was a former member of the Lions Club, Eagles Club, Marble Hill Fire Department, Bollinger County Civil Defense and attended the Cape County Cowboy Church at Gravel Hill. He enjoyed hunting and working in his workshop but most of all he loved his family and friends. Moddy was loved by everyone that knew him and will be deeply missed by all.
Survivors include his wife Virginia Jaco of Jackson, MO., sons Tony (Bobbi Mungle) Jaco and Mark (Amy) Powell both of Jackson, MO., two daughters Tanya (Philip) Gregory of Marble Hill, MO., and Kristi (Kenneth) Heise of Cape Girardeau, MO., one brother Leon (Bonnie) Jaco of Marble Hill, MO., three sisters Ruby (late Francis) Long of Marble Hill, MO., Connie (Ralph Rice) Graves of Jackson, MO., and Betty (late Dean) Storie of Glen Allen, MO., numerous nieces and nephews, nine grandchildren Gavin Jaco, Audrey Jaco, Chelsey Lincoln, Dylan Miller, Robert Gregory, Devin Stone, Nina Heise, EmmaLee Heise, and Jacob Heise, and one great-grandchild Remington Gragg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Dalford Jaco, and infant twin sons.
Visitation will be held at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Missouri; on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Service will be conducted 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Liley funeral home in Marble Hill, MO. With Bro. Jim Matthews officiating. Interment will follow in the McGee Chapel Cemetery near Marble Hill, MO.
In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to the Cape County Cowboy Church at Gravel Hill