WISE, VA. NOVEMBER 18, 2013
Jack Ray Tolbert Sr., 86, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the Heritage Hall Health Care in Big Stone Gap, VA surrounded by his loving family. Jack was a Veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy, a previous member of the Pennington Gap Volunteer Fire Department and the Wise Volunteer Fire Department, a former employee of the Band Box Cleaners and he retired from Westmoreland Coal Co. He was saved and baptized at the Friendship Chapel Church in Bristol, TN. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Garnet F. Tolbert Sr. and Alice Reece Tolbert; two brothers and two sisters. Surviving are his loving wife of 66 years, Peggy Fletcher Tolbert; a daughter, Mary Alice (Micky) Dale and husband Raymond; a son, Jack R. Tolbert Jr. and wife Marsha; grandchildren, Vincent Dale and wife Christy, Adrian Dale, Keshia Saul and husband Adam and Justin Tolbert and wife Savannah; great-grandchildren, Jeremy and Wyatt Dale and soon to be Landon Tolbert; a special sister-in-law, Edith Tolbert; and a host of other relatives and friends. Our sincere thanks to Dr. Wilson and the loving caring staff at Heritage Hall in Big Stone Gap, VA, his friends at Huddle House in Wise and all his many friends throughout the community. Funeral services for Jack Ray Tolbert Sr. will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at the Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel in Wise, VA with Pastor Kirt Dale officiating. The Family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. till time of services at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Sturgill Funeral Home in Wise, VA. Graveside committal services and burial with Military Rites by the Pound VFW Post 9600 will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in the Powell Valley Memorial Gardens Big Stone Gap, VA. Family and friends will meet at 10:10 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home to go to the cemetery in procession. Please visit www.sturgillfuneral.com to leave online condolences for the family. Sturgill Funeral Home 1621 Norton Road SW Wise, VA 24293 is in charge of arrangements.