Mr. John “Jack” W. Tanner, 74, of W. Spring St., Titusville passed away on Thursday evening, August 8, 2019, at his home surrounded by family.
Jack was born on January 17, 1945, in Akron, OH.
He married Bernice Thomas on August 24, 1963, at the First Baptist Church in Titusville.
Jack was formerly employed by Dailey and Kocan Auto, Bob Cron Motors, and Northwest Motors. He then became an independent truck driver and a broker/dispatcher representing trucks locally and across the United States. He retired in 2007.
He was a member of the Moose Family Center 84 and the Cleo J. Ross Post 368 American Legion.
Jack was an avid drag racer in many states including PA, OH, FL and MI, as wells as, a member of the NHRA.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice of Titusville; 2 sons, Randy Tanner, Shaun Tanner and wife Loni Lynn of Titusville; 2 grandsons, Evan and Cory Tanner of Cambridge Springs; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Wright Tanner; and brother, Richard Tanner.
No calling hours are being observed. A memorial service will be conducted for family and friends at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Crawford County 406 W. Oak St., Titusville, PA 16354, Cleo J. Ross Post 368 American Legion 113 E. Central Ave., Titusville, Pa 16354, or you’re local American Cancer Society.