Jack Andrew Tankersley, age 72, of LaGrange, passed away at the WellStar West Georgia Health on August 18, 2018. He was born on May 31, 1946 to the late Garmon Andrew Tankersley and Mildred Evelyn Murphy Tankersley in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Randy Tankersley; his beloved dog, Patches.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria Elaine Tankersley; son, Derek Tankersley; step sons, Jody Swords, Chad Swords; brother, Phil Tankersley; sisters, Sherrie Arrington, Nancy Stephens; grandchildren, Justin Swords, Jacob Swords; extended family and friends.
Family will have visitation on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Higgins LaGrange Chapel. Graveside service will be held at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Sandra Avera officiating. Online condolences may be sent through our website, www.HigginsFuneralHomes.com. Higgins LaGrange Chapel, 706-884-7117.