It is with great sadness to inform you of the passing of Retired Fire Chief William Ray Jacks. Chief Jacks served the City of Pine Bluff for total of 49 ½ years beginning September 1, 1949, during that tenure he was promoted to Fire Chief August 22, 1972, serving for 26 ½ years before retiring March 7, 1999. Chief Jacks was 90 Years old at the time of his passing. In addition to service as the Fire Chief for 26-1/2 years, Chief Jacks also served as Past President of the IAFC and Past Division President.
Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services would like to thank him for his dedicated and committed servers to Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services and the Fire Service throughout the State of Arkansas and the nation.
Our prayers go out to him and his family. Gone but not forgotten.
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