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Obituary: Jack Wayne Thomason, Franklin

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Jack Wayne Thomason

Jack Wayne Thomason, 62, died Thursday, June 13, 2013. He was a resident of Franklin.

He was born in Anderson on March 26, 1951.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Lee Thomason, 78, and a nephew, Michael Wayne McTarsney, 30.

Survivors include his mother, Celia Mae Thomason; two children, Jasin Wayne and Amie Lynn; two siblings, Keith Thomason and Kathy McTarsney; ex-wife, Donna Menteer; and three grandchildren, Jason, Brendon and Megan Tate.

As a veteran of the U.S. Navy, Jack toured the world. As an artist, he influenced and inspired his son. As a career carpenter, he owned a cabinet business and did freelance design. As a movie aficionado, he enjoyed science fiction and superhero genres. And as a father, son, brother, grandfather and friend, he brought joy and constant laughter to everyone in his life.

A celebration of his life will be conducted privately with family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A.R.N. Cremation Services.

Friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.arncremation.com.

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