Jack E. “Buddy” Jordan, Jr., 60, of Crossett, passed away on August 29, 2017, at the Crossett Health and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born on July 29, 1957, to his parents, the late Jack E. Jordan, Sr., and Betty Ann Sanders Jordan.
Mr. Jordan worked as a line mechanic for Jr. Meeks Chevrolet for 29 years and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Hamburg. He enjoyed playing his acoustic guitar and fishing, but most importantly, spending quality time with his family and grandchildren. He was an honest man, who never hesitated to reach out to help anyone in need.
Survivors include his wife of eleven years, Janice Marie Elton Jordan, of Crossett; one daughter, Jackie Roberts of Hiram, Georgia; two stepsons, Amon and Hardy Johnson of Crossett; a brother, Tim Jordan and wife Laura of Crossett; six grandchildren, Haven and Axton Roberts, and Sarah, Liza, Easton, and McCartney Johnson; three nieces, Shann Carpenter, Amanda Miller, and Tami Jordan; five great-nieces; two great-nephews; and his fur baby, “Bear Dog”.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 p.m., on Friday, September 1, at Medders Funeral Home Chapel, 1564 Hwy 52 W, in Crossett with Pastor Danny Merriweather officiating. Interment will be at Egypt Cemetery under the direction of Medders Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Robert Leigh, Tony Juarez, Philip Wisecarver, Jerry Laing, Jason Rainey, and Russ Meeks. Honorary pallbearers are Raymond Kelley and Kip Carter.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, at Medders Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society through our local Relay for Life.