of Salado, AR
September 20, 1938 - January 9, 2023
Jack McTaggart, 84, of Salado passed away Monday, January 9, 2023. He was born September 20, 1938 in Dayton, Ohio to John and Evelyn (Kessinger) McTaggart.Jack was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a mechanical engineer for Arco Alaska. He was a down to Earth man who loved his family and friends and valued logic and reason over everything else. Jack had a very dry sense of humor and enjoyed fishing, woodworking, photography, flower gardens and feeding birds. Survivors include two sons, Johnny McTaggart (Tina) of Colbert, Washington, Jerry McTaggart of Seattle, Washington; one daughter, Julie Small of Minden, Louisiana; one step-daughter, Colleen Bird of Virginia; four grandchildren and Sonny and Tammy Hayes, who have been like a son and daughter to him for the past twenty years.He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Caroll McTaggart and two sons, Jason and Jimmy McTaggart.No services are scheduled at this time.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1 Children's Way, Little Rock, AR 72202.