Jack L. Baysinger
Jack L. Baysinger
  • March 20, 1923 - March 27, 2011
  • Grand Jct, Colorado

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Jack Lawrence Baysinger March 20, 1923 - March 27, 2011 Jack Lawrence Baysinger, age 88, of Grand Junction, Colorado, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 27, 2011, following a heart attack. Jack was born March 20, 1923, in Clifford, Colorado, to Charles and Retta May Baysinger. He married Dorothy Martin on December 11, 1943 before he was shipped overseas with the Army Corp of Engineers. His military service took him to Burma, China and India. When he was discharged he returned to Grand Junction where he and Dorothy made their home and raised a son and daughter. Dorothy passed away March 11, 1973. Jack married Evelyn Lea Phillips on May 14, 1977 and gained three grown sons. They enjoyed golfing in all 50 states and traveling to Alaska every summer to enjoy time with family. Jack loved King Salmon fishing and had the pictures to prove it. The grandchildren and great grandchildren were their pride and joy and continued to be a source of comfort after Evelyn passed way in 2009. Jack worked for the Mesa County Road Department and retired in 1993 after 46 years of service. Jack is survived by his son, Gary Pat (Jeane) Baysinger, Grand Junction, Colorado and daughter, Judy (Keith) Phillips, Kenai, Alaska; three stepsons, Keith (Judy) Phillips, Kenai, Alaska; Larry Phillips (Kathy Motes), Golden, Colorado; Gary (Cheryl) Phillips, Delta, Colorado; grandchildren, Blake (Jewel) McClellan, Grand Junction, Colorado; Kristi Schallmo (Jeff Kolodejchuk), Dickinson, North Dakota; Andrea McClellan, Anchorage, Alaska; Michael (Tammy) Baysinger, Grand Junction, Colorado; Stacy (Dustin) Wilkens, Grand Junction, Colorado; Michelle Phillips, Kailua, Hawaii; Becky (Justin) Birr, Rifle, Colorado; Brooke (Tim) Jeschke, Grand Junction, Colorado; Maggie and Sam Phillips, Golden, Colorado; great grandchildren, Tyler and Megan McClellan, Grand Junction, Colorado; Haley Schallmo, Dickinson, North Dakota; Kara and Alexis Baysinger, Grand Junction, Colorado; Trey and Teagan Wilkins, Grand Junction, Colorado; Savanna Birr, Rifle, Colorado, and Hunter and Chayse Jeschke, Grand Junction, Colorado. He is also survived by two sisters, Ruth Shetler, Rifle, Colorado and Ruby Wycoff, Grand Junction, Colorado. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, good friends, his golfing buddies and caring neighbors, Glen and Shirley Ewing. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 2 at Monument Baptist Church, 486 - 23 Road, Grand Junction, Colorado. Pastor Ray Shirley will be officiating. Arrangements by Martin Mortuary. No visitation or grave side services. The family would like to thank the members of Monument Baptist Church, neighbors, friends, and the caregivers at the Hospice Palliative Care Facility for their kindness and caring during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, Colorado 81506.
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