Mr. William Jackson “Jack” Traughber age 89, of Gallatin, TN, passed away on Wednesday, March 9th, 2022 at his son’s residence in Bowling Green, KY.
Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM Saturday, March 12th, 2022 and from 6:00 AM until funeral service time on Sunday at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home with burial to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Jack was born on August 22nd, 1932 in Simpson County, KY to the late Herschel Neely Traughber and the late Katie Mae Young Traughber. He was the grandson of the late Andrew Jackson Traughber and Hattie Ann Slack. He is also preceded in death by his youngest son, Andrew Lee Traughber.
He is survived by his son, Wade Traughber (LaDona) of Bowling Green, KY; daughter, Debbie Chaffin Hall; 10 grandchildren: Jason Chaffin, Jared Chaffin, Rowan Leigh Traughber, Mecca Ann Traughber, Bryan Seth Traughber, Sarah Michelle Traughber, James Caleb Traughber, Levi Benjamin Traughber, Elijah Jackson Traughber, and Oliver Tobias Traughber; 13 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Dot Brown (Joe).
Jack was a Korean War veteran of the United States Navy, whom loved his country and was proud of his salvation in Christ. Prior to retirement, he was a successful entrepreneur, a member of the VFW, and a mason. He loved living and fishing on the lake.
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