Jackie Lloyd “Jack” Wise
Published 10:26 am Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Jackie Lloyd “Jack” Wise died on June 21, at his home where he loved to sit outside and survey the farm. Jack was born on October 20, 1931, in Scott County to JC and Lena Wise. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Betty Joyce Wise and by his wife of 67 years, Joan Sims Wise. Jack and Joan started dating in high school and were never separated for long. She was a creative spirit next to his spirit of mischievousness.
Jack graduated UK with a degree in Agriculture in 1953 and his Masters in 1967. He taught Agriculture in Bracken County before working a Rickards Seed Company and finally teaching at George Rogers Clark High School. Jack was an integral part of the farming community in Clark County. Jack sponsored Future Farmers of America, Young Farmers of America and Conservation Junior Board during his teaching career. He was a member of the Farm Bureau board, the Clark County Conservation board, the Clark County Fair Board, the Cattleman’s Association, the Saddle Club and inducted into the Clark County Agriculture Hall of Fame in 1999. Jack and Joan were lifelong members of First Baptist Church and Jack was a Deacon for many years.
Jack is survived by two daughters, Kathy Wise-Leonard (Bill) and Jackie Estes (Dennis) and two grandchildren, Kelly Michelle Estes and James Lloyd Estes.
Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church on Friday, June 24 from 11:00AM-1:00PM with the funeral at 1:00PM.