Jack Charles Ives, 71, resident of Arcadia, Kan., died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. He was born Oct. 20, 1939, in Rochester, N.Y., the son of Charles Ives and Esther Alcock Ives. Jack was self employed in the recycling business. He previously had a trash business in Nevada, Mo., and had worked for Richardson Motors. He served in the U.S. Army with the Military Police Corps. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Jane Ives, on Jan. 1, 2011.
Survivors include sons, Robert Ives and wife, Terrie, Nevada, Mo., and Jesse Ives, Terre Haute, Ind.; a daughter, Joy Plains, Van Buren, Ark.; stepsons, Steven Wolf, Lamar, Mo., Daniel Turney, Marion, Ind., Travis Goodwin, Sheldon, Mo., Waylon Goodwin, Liberal, Mo., Nathan Goodwin, Larned, Kan.; stepdaughters, Terri Webb, Nevada, Mo., Kathy Hall and Cindy Hall, both of Fort Scott, and Rollena Miller, Pittsburg, Kan. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; one son, William Ives; step-son, Melvin Tincher; and a brother, David Ives.
The Rev. Terry Mosher will conduct graveside services at 11 a.m., Wednesday, in the U.S. National Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. 1165 Veterans of Foreign Wars. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Jack Ives Memorial Fund and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701.
Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com