Mr. Jack David Mallard, 90, of Bedias, died Sunday, May 13, 2018. Funeral services will be held Thursday May 17, at noon at the Southern Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Bedias. Burial will follow in the Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham, with the Honorable Judge Gene Stapleton (Ret.) officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Mallard (J.D.) was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Colorado Springs, Texas, to parents Jack Turner Mallard and Lorene White Mallard, whom preceded him in death along with mother of Bonnie Katherine, Mary Virginia Mallard.
J.D. Jack Mallard graduated in 1945 from John H. Reagan High School of Houston, and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Houston in 1959. He also had many tributes to his life, such as member of the Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge No. 651 of Bedias, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Lions and Rotary clubs, past president of the Bedias Civic Center, member of the Valley Players (actors), and Magnolia Country Club, both of Liberty.
Jack David Mallard is survived by his wife of 17 years, Pat Mallard of Bedias; a daughter, Bonnie Mallard Russell and husband Thomas of Atascacita; stepdaughters, Kathy Pelloquin of LaPorte and Debbie Anderson of Pasadena; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a sister, Thelma Lee Howell of Cleveland; as well as loving nieces, nephews, many other relatives and Jack’s loving Chihuahua Poppie.
Pallbearers will be Bob Mager, Wesley Colby, Robert Howell, David Drastata, L.B. Baldwin and Doyle Ford Jr.
Southern Heritage Funeral Home of Bedias is in charge of arrangements.