Jackie Dean Waid
March 12, 1950 - April 10, 2020
Obituary for Jackie Dean Waid
Jackie Dean Waid, March 12, 1950 to April 10, 2020,was a larger than life personality that could not be ignored. Jackie was in the army, graduated from San Jacinto College, Texas, with degree in Instrumentation. Jack was an Electrical Design Engineer for Black & Veatch and Effective Project Corporation in Overland Park, Kansas. Jackie traveled for Black & Veatch to Kuwait, Mexico, Venezuela, Trinidad, England, Algeria & India. He worked designing electrical systems in buildings for nuclear plants in Boston, Massachusetts and Georgia. Jackie worked in California, Oklahoma, Kentucky, West Virginia, Michigan, Texas and Florida.
Jack loved racing his Vega, working on his 1966 Super Sport & his motorcycles. Jackie loved showing people the thrill of an engine vibrating horse power through your body. Jackie played guitar & loved country music such as Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Winter and Vern Gosdin. While in the army, Jackie attended Jimmie Hendrix’s last concert.
Jackie loved his wife, Patricia and was devoted to his four sons; Chad, Brad, Jacob & Jesse. Jackie is survived by Patricia, Chad & Lola (grand-daughter) Waid, Brad Waid (Hannah & Hunter), Jacob & Mary Beth Waid & Jesse Waid. Jackie had four sisters, Diane Brannon, Ginger & Paul Barron, Teresa Waid, Karen & Tom Paige. Jackie has aunts & uncles in Alabama and many nephews & nieces.
Jackie smoked incredible briskets and made a mean jambalaya. Jack loved his friends & would give the shirt off his back if someone needed it!
Due to covid 19 pandemic, celebration of life ceremony will be held at a later date.
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