Andrew Jack, 61, of Seal Rock died unexpectedly on March 4, 2018 at Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport. Andy was born to James and Joann Jack in San Diego. He grew up in the Santa Rosa-Sebastopol area. He worked as a roofing contractor most his adult life.
Andy married Colleen Heckert in March of 2002. Andy was a cherished husband, son, father, brother, grandfather, and friend to many. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Andy served as an elder and minister in the Newport Congregation. He enjoyed sharing his faith with others, conducting Bible studies in jail, and in volunteer disaster relief over the years.
Andy was a multi-talented musician and artist. A big kid at heart, he found joy in life. His cheerful, witty humor and contagious smile, brought warmth and laughter to others.
He was preceded in death by his father. Andy is survived by his wife Colleen; his mother Joann; sisters: Jeanne Judy (Randy), Jessica Carreiro (Tom), and Jolene Schwab; children: Shelly, Isaac, Jacob, and Daniel Jack; step-children: Bo Jack, Dawn Haas (Jim), Dan Heckert (Erin). Andy has ten grandchildren and step grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018, 4:00 p.m., at Waldport High School.